Dr. Bo Bo Nge is accused of failing to tax a donation from billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundation among other charges.
Many suspect U Chit Khine’s arrest is due to his close ties with ousted leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD.
The ousted State Counselor and President U Win Myint have been charged over the rental and purchase of a helicopter for natural disaster management.
One of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers, U Kyi Win, spoke to The Irrawaddy about the progress of her trial on corruption charges.
Deposed Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu and four other ousted ministers face charges relating to land transactions and the misuse of government funds.