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Myanmar junta govt charges Suu Kyi with 2020 polls fraud

Myanmar junta govt charges Suu Kyi with 2020 polls fraud

New Delhi, Nov 16 (UNI) The Myanmar Junta government on Tuesday added fresh charges of electoral fraud against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her associates for abuse of power, local media reports said.
Apart from Suu Kyi, former President U Win Myint and the former head of the Elections Commission were among those accused of “election fraud and lawless actions” during the November polls, which Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won with a landslide.
According to state-run Global New Light of Myanmar, the 16 people have been accused of violating a number of electoral laws, including using military polling booths, advance voting for people above 60 years of age and including names of people who had no voting rights.

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