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Myanmar court sentences Suu kyi and Australian economist to 3 years in jail -source

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A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday sentenced deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and her former adviser, Australian eonomist Sean Turnell, to three years in prison, a source familiar with the proceedings said.

Both had been charged with violating the official secrets act and had pleaded not guilty. (Reporting by Reuters Staff; Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor and Ed Davies)

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