Friends and supporters of detained Australian economist Sean Turnell have scoffed at claims he was trying to flee Myanmar before being detained by the military junta.
- Professor Turnell was arrested at the beginning of February
- A state-run television station says the Myanmar government is now taking “legal action” against Professor Turnell
- The Australian government has previously said it has had limited consular access to him
Professor Turnell was arrested just days after the military seized power….