The sacked president is healthy at home and will appear in court soon, Myanmar’s army chief General Min Aung Hlaing says.
Myanmar’s military chief General Min Aung Hlaing says his fired leader Aung San Suu Kyi is healthy at home and will appear in court for a few days, for the first time since his ouster. Preparations for February 1.
This caused quite a stir in Southeast Asia. Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner for fighting in the past, is one of more than 4,000 people arrested since the government took action. They watch cases from illegal possession of radios to violating government secrecy laws.
“Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is in good health. She is at home and in good health. She will be tried in a few days,” Min Aung Hlaing said in a video interview with Chinese journalist Phoenix Television on May 20. , in a statement issued on Saturday.
The interrogator asked him what he thought of the work of Aung San Suu Kyi, 75, who is best known in the 53 million countries for a job that brought about a democratic change that was shortened by the shooting.
“She did her best,” Min Aung Hlaing replied.
He also said that the military had seized power because of alleged fraud in the by-elections in Aung San Suu Kyi in November – although his allegations were rejected by the then committee.
He also said that the military has made decisions and that changes in the law have been found and will be made as if it were the “will of the people”.
The next court hearing of Aung San Suu Kyi is due Monday at Naypyidaw headquarters. In the meantime he only appeared via video link and was not allowed to speak directly with his lawyers.
The military government has cited security measures that will not allow it to talk to its lawyers in secret as the military has not established a state of affairs in the face of daily protests, strikes and resumption of hostilities.
Soldiers and terrorists are at odds
The Kachin Independent Armed Forces (KIA) attacked troops in the town of Hkamti in the Sagaing region earlier on Saturday, which are on the Irrawaddy and Mizzima internet sites. The pictures show the columns of black smoke rising from there.
KIA spokesman Naw Bu told Reuters he was aware of the attack but could not comment. Reuters was unable to reach an army spokesman for comment.
The MRTV government said the incident took place and said three police officers were injured and others were missing. Private DVB presenter said nine were arrested by KIA.
Since the start of the protests, a public dispute has erupted between the military and the KIA, which has been fighting for the independence of the Kachin people for nearly 60 years and has claimed support for its opponents.
Mizzima said the military used jets to attack the KIA in Hkamti, a town on the Chindwin River in a remote area of jade and gold about 50km (30 miles) from the Indian border.
The military has carried out several missions at KIA locations in recent weeks and has clashed with troops in eastern and western Myanmar.
The military has killed at least 815 people since the government carried out the attack, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.
Min Aung Hlaing said the death toll was around 300 and 47 police officers were also killed.
MRTV authorities say one police officer was killed in a skirmish east of Kayah on Friday.
In the West Chin government, military protesters say they killed at least four security guards on Friday and placed them on the side of the road. The information could not be verified on its own.
Myanmar reporters say one of the soldiers was killed in a shootout in Yangon on Saturday. A bomb blast was reported there, in Pathein in delrawaddy province and at a shopping mall near the border with China.