Financial Times / Business New Europe: Former Mongolian president arrested on corruption charges

Nambaryn Enkhbayar, former president of Mongolia and current opposition leader, has been arrested on corruption charges. Uniformed and plainclothes police seized him in a dawn raid on a house to which he had fled after refusing to answer questions about corruption, the government said. Given that the arrest occurred just hours after Enkhbayar released a transcript of a security council meeting concerning the supposed illegitimacy of the 2008 elections that led to deadly riots, and only weeks before Mongolians go to polls in June for general elections, analysts suspect darker motives. To read the full article, click hereFormer Mongolian president arrested on corruption charges

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