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10:50 AM, March 03, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:16 AM, March 03, 2021

Myanmar's ousted president faces 2 new charges: lawyer

Myanmar's ousted President Win Myint is facing two new charges, his lawyer Khin Maung Zaw said on Wednesday, including a breach of the constitution that is punishable by up to three years on prison.

Win Myint was arrested on February 1 along with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi just hours before the military seized power in a coup. Win Myint is also facing charges over violating protocols to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Lawyer Khin Maung Zaw said Win Myint's trial date is not known.

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