Mawlamyine, September (21)
Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison, was indicted on September 20 for alleged abuse of electoral power charged by the military council, according to sources close to the court.
The military council filed two cases against Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan under Section 171(f) of the Penal Code for alleged abuse of power in the 2020 general election.
After a trial at the special court in Kyaikmaraw Central Prison, where Prime Minister Dr. Aye Zan is detained, the indictment for the election case was passed.
Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan testified that he was not guilty, but the court indicted him.
After the Union Supreme Court decided to dismiss the entire case because those cases did not have permission from the prosecution organization, the coup council prosecuted again after revision.
The election case of Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan is being prosecuted by U Htin Kyaw, secretary of the Mawlamyine District Election Commission.
Mon 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