Ousted Myanmar chief Aung San Suu Kyi has been moved from home arrest to solitary confinement in a jail compound within the military-built capital Naypyidaw, a junta spokesman stated on Thursday.
“In accordance with criminal laws… (Aung San Suu Kyi) has been kept in solitary confinement in prison” since Wednesday, Zaw Min Tun stated in an announcement.
Since her ouster in a coup final 12 months, Suu Kyi had been beneath home arrest at an undisclosed location in Naypyidaw, accompanied by a number of home employees and her canine, in keeping with sources with information of the matter.
The Nobel laureate, 77, left these premises solely to attend hearings for her trial in a junta courtroom that might see her handed a jail sentence of greater than 150 years.
Suu Kyi’s attorneys have been banned from chatting with the media and journalists barred from her trial.
Under a earlier junta regime, she spent lengthy spells beneath home arrest in her household mansion in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest metropolis.
She has already been convicted of corruption, incitement in opposition to the navy, breaching Covid-19 guidelines and breaking a telecommunications legislation, with a courtroom sentencing her to 11 years up to now.
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