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Almazbek Abekov demands retrial of MegaCom case

Ex-adviser to the head of Alfa Telecom CJSC Almazbek Abekov demands retrial of MegaCom case. His lawyer Abaz Mambetakunov informed 24.kg news agency.

According to the lawyer, his client filed a supervisory appeal to the Supreme Court. The hearing is scheduled for April 11.

«The state prosecution also filed a supervisory appeal. They want the court to reconsider the decision of the previous instance court on the civil suit. In the opinion of the prosecutor’s office, my client and former head of the company Azamat Murzaliyev must compensate for the damage, as they say, jointly, and not individually," said Abaz Mambetakunov.

Earlier, lawyers of the defendant top management of the company said that they would not appeal against the decision of the Bishkek City Court and immediately appeal to the UN Human Rights Committee.

Bishkek City Court upheld the verdict of the first instance. Former adviser to the head of Alfa Telecom CJSC Almazbek Abekov received a total of 25 years in prison with confiscation of property. 91 million soms should be collected from him in favor of the mobile operator.

The court sentenced Azamat Murzaliev to 12 years in prison with confiscation of property.

Director of the company Novostroy Service Aman uulu Kenzhebek by court order will spend eight years in a colony. The court found them guilty of all the incriminated acts.