Mongolia's anti-corruption agency arrested and released ex-PM Mendsaikhan EnkhsaikhanChristian Fernsby ▼ | June 22, 2019
Mongolia's anti-corruption agency, the Independent Agency Against Corruption (IAAC), confirmed the arrest of former Prime Minister Mendsaikhan Enkhsaikhan.
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Enkhsaikhan served as prime minister of Mongolia from 1996 to 1998 and as minister in charge of mega projects from 2014 to 2016.
Mendsaikhan Enkhsaikhan was released on Friday a day after his arrest.
"The Independent Agency Against Corruption (IAAC), Mongolia's top anti-corruption body, arrested Enkhsaikhan without a court order. Thus, we decided to receive a request made by an attorney of Enkhsaikhan for him to be released immediately," said a court in Sukhbaatar district in Ulan Bator in a statement. ■