Mon Chief Minister’s appeal on corruption dismissed

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Mawlamyine, August (12)

The Supreme Court of the Union dismissed the appeal of Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan, the sources familiar with the matter told Than Lwin Times.

The military council sentenced Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan to 21 years in prison for nine corruption cases on May 16.

Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan’s legal team filed an appeal for that case on August 11 at the Union Supreme Court in Nay Pyi Taw.

However, the appeal of the Chief Minister’s legal team was rejected by the Supreme Court of the Union, and it is not yet known whether there will be another special appeal.

Recently, Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan has also filed an appeal to the Mawlamyine District Court for Article 130 (a) of abuse of power in the election, for which he was sentenced to two years in prison.

After the military coup, Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan was sentenced to 25 years in prison: 21 years for nine counts of corruption, two years under section 505 (a) and another two years under section 130 (a).

News – Than Lwin Times

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