Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged by the country’s police with multiple charges. Suu Kyi will remain on remand for 14 days on these charges.
So far, no official information has been obtained about Suu Kyi’s condition or whereabouts.
According to the BBC, the police have obtained information about the FIR against Suu Kyi. It has been seen that Suu Kyi will remain on remand till February 15.
According to many sources, Aung San Suu Kyi is detained at her residence in the capital Naypyidaw. However, no official source has confirmed this.
Suu Kyi has been charged under the Import-Export Act, according to AFP. A spokesman for Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), confirmed the information.
NLD press officer Key Toye said on the party’s Facebook page, “We have learned from reliable sources that the Dakhinathiri court has granted Aung San Suu Kyi 14-day remand application.
This remand has been given under the Import-Export Act. It is learned that a walkie-talkie was found in Suu Kyi’s house, which she was using by importing illegal communication devices.
The charge has also been filed against Myanmar’s President Wei Myint. He was also detained during the military coup. It is learned that charges have been filed against Wei Myint under the National Disaster Management Act.
Meanwhile, protests have begun in Myanmar in protest of the military coup. Protesters have demanded the release of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Doctors and paramedics at government hospitals in the country’s major cities have announced a strike from Wednesday, local time. A doctor has resigned in protest of the military rule.
Young people and students have called for a non-cooperation program. Residents in Yangon also protested.