August 2013

Former Mongolian President Enkhbayar Left Prison

 

Former Mongolian president Nambaryn Enkhbayar, found guilty in August 2012 of graft and sentenced to four years in prison, was pardoned by the man who unseated him in a 2009 election.

Enkhbayar, 55, was released yesterday by a decree from current president Tsakhia Elbegdorj. The statement announcing the decision posted to the website of the president’s office didn’t give a reason for the pardon.

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