The election case against the State Counselor will be ordered within the next week
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi According to sources close to the court, the election case against President U Win Myint and Union Cabinet Office Minister U Min will be decided on Friday, September 2.
Regarding the case, the lawyers of both sides gave their final pleas at the trial today, August 26. According to sources close to the court, the lawyers for the three accused pointed out that the prosecution could not prove the allegations of vote fraud and that the accused should not be punished.
The plaintiff claims that there are more than 11 million fraudulent votes, but the details of the more than 11 million cannot be presented. The three were accused of improperly using the Union Election Commission in the last 2020 general election, and U Aung Myo Lwin, director of the Union Election Commission under the military council, prosecuted them under Section 130 (a).
Article 130 (a) if the court decides that the person is guilty of a crime, he or she will be imprisoned for up to three years. fine or Both penalties can be imposed. The trial of the case began on February 14, 2022, and when nine of the 21 witnesses for the prosecution were examined, the prosecution submitted to cancel the rest of the witnesses.
At the trial on June 3, the judge ordered that the case be indicted, and each of the accused pleaded not guilty.
On the 15th of this month, the State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to a total of six years in prison for four cases related to the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation. As a result, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for 10 cases and continues to face trial in nine cases including this case.