Suu Kyi lawyer rejects military graft claims as 'groundless'

Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer on Friday rejected junta allegations of corruption against Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader as “groundless”, calling it “illegal mudslinging” by the generals who seized power from her. The country has been in uproar since a February 1 putsch that saw Suu Kyi ousted, detained and accused of several criminal charges including owning unlicensed walkie-talkies and violating coronavirus restrictions. On Thursday, a junta spokesman made new corruption accusations against her, saying a now-detained chief minister had admitted giving her $600,000 and more than 10 kilograms o…

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