The trial of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi begins. Proceedings are scheduled for MONs & TUEs each week, with the judge expected to wrap up hearings and deliver a verdict within six months. The charges against her include illegally importing handheld radios, breaking COVID-19 protocols, and illegally accepting gold and payments of about $600,000. Co-defendants are ousted president Win Myint and ex-Naypyidaw
mayor Myo Aung. Suu Kyi will be on a separate trial from June 23 for allegedly breaking the Official Secrets Act, carrying a maximum prison sentence of 14 years. State media reported on June 10 that Suu Kyi has also been charged with corruption, carrying a jail term of up to 15 years.
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