Journalist Elnura Alkanova faces up to three years in prison. Her lawyer Zhyrgal Babayev told at a conference in 24.kg news agency.
According to him, investigators of the financial police opened a criminal case and charged Alkanova under the articles «Illegal Receipt of Information» and «Disclosure of Banking or Commercial Secrets» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic. The accused under these articles face penalties and imprisonment for up to three years.
«The criminal case was transferred to the prosecutor’s office. If the prosecutor is competent, he will return the case to the investigation with instructions to stop it. Elnura Alkanova was unlawfully charged. Disclosure of banking and commercial secrets must be proven. There must be an expert opinion. However, without serious evidence, my client was charged,» Zhyrgal Babayev said.
Recall, sale of Ideal House LLC failed several times because of the passivity of the participants.
Ideal House LLC is Maxim Bakiyev’s project. He, using his position, registered the company as an owner of several hectares of land near the State Residence Ala-Archa-1. Elite cottages were erected on the land plots. After April 7, 2010, the objects were nationalized.