(Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government announced a new bribery charge against deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, the country’s state broadcaster reported.
Nobel laureate Suu Kyi, 76, is on trial in nearly a dozen cases that carry combined maximum sentences of at least 150 years in prison. She has been already been sentenced to a total of six years detention for other cases.
A spokesperson for Myanmar’s military, which overthrew Suu Kyi’s government in a coup last February, could not be reached for comment. Lawyers for Suu Kyi, who have been barred from speaking about her cases, could also not be reached for comment.
(Reporting by Reuters staff; Editing by John Geddie and Peter Graff)