Two military proxy parties filed their claims against the leaders and electoral body, accusing them of breaking the law during the November general election.
A joint statement has called for the military and its political allies to work with the National League for Democracy to address issues with the Nov. 8 election.
Muslim lawyer U Ko Ni was gunned down in daylight at Yangon’s airport in 2017 but no motive has been established and the supposed mastermind is still at large.
The military says it wants to be convinced the general election was free from voter fraud before the new parliament convenes.
The Tatmadaw and the USDP have been banging this drum since before voters went to the polls, ignoring their landslide loss to the National League for Democracy.
Speaker T Khun Myat has come under fire from the military for refusing its request to hold a special parliamentary session to examine fraud charges.
The military and USDP’s attempt to take electoral fraud claims to Parliament is irrelevant, Speaker T Khun Myat says.
Rakhine State politicians say calling the armed group a terrorist organization is an obstacle to peace.
Aiming to discredit the NLD’s landslide victory, the military and Union Solidarity and Development Party have pressed to take the election fraud claims to parliament.
Voting for most Rakhine State residents was canceled ahead of the November 8 general election amid fears of Arakan Army violence.