Deposed Myanmar chief Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement
Ms Suu Kyi was arrested on February 1 2021 when the military seized energy from her elected authorities.
She was initially held at her residence in Naypyitaw however was later moved to at the least one different location.
Myanmar’s ousted pro-democracy chief Aung San Suu Kyi has been transferred to solitary confinement in a jail within the capital Naypyitaw.
For a lot of the previous 12 months, she has been held at an undisclosed location in Naypyitaw, typically believed to be on a army base.
Main Normal Zaw Min Tun, spokesperson for the ruling army council, confirmed in a textual content message to journalists that Ms Suu Kyi was moved on Wednesday to the primary jail in Naypyitaw, the place she is being held individually in “well-kept” circumstances.
He stated Suu Kyi, having already been convicted in a number of circumstances, was transferred to the jail in accordance with the regulation.
A authorized official accustomed to Ms Suu Kyi’s courtroom proceedings stated she is being held in a newly constructed constructing with three policewomen, whose responsibility is to help her.
Her ongoing trials can even be held on the jail, in one other newly constructed facility.
Ms Suu Kyi, who turned 77 on Sunday, spent about 15 years in detention below a earlier army authorities however nearly all of it was below home arrest at her household dwelling in Yangon, the nation’s greatest metropolis.
The key location the place she had been held for a lot of the previous 12 months was a residence.
She had 9 folks to assist her there, and was allowed to maintain a canine that was a present organized by one in every of her sons, stated one other authorized official.
The official stated neither her assistants nor the canine accompanied Ms Suu Kyi to her new jail quarters.
She is being tried on a number of fees, together with corruption. Her supporters say the costs are politically motivated to discredit her and legitimise the army’s seizure of energy.
She has already been sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment on fees of illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies, violating coronavirus restrictions, sedition and an preliminary rely of corruption.
The jail the place Ms Suu Kyi is being held is barely west of Naypyitaw. It was constructed in 2014 to briefly maintain detainees awaiting trial.