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Almambet Shykmamatov’s conviction overturned

Trial of the criminal case against the member of the Parliament Almambet Shykmamatov continued in the Bishkek City Court.

His lawyer, Chinara Dzhakupbekova, filed a request for the return of the criminal case for further investigation.

The defendants supported the lawyer, the prosecutors opposed it.

The Board for Criminal Cases of the Bishkek City Court granted the lawyer’ request. Thus, the verdict of the Pervomaisky District Court was abolished, the case was sent for further investigation.

On February 17, 2017, a criminal case was initiated against the former auditor of the Accounting Chamber Almambet Shykmamatov. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, he included his wife’s car in a tender, selling it to the winner of the tender — Barat Lux Company — for $ 13,500. The Prosecutor General’s Office believes that the real price of the car at that time was about $ 10,000. The first instance court, having found the defendant guilty, sentenced Almambet Shykmamatov to a fine of 5 million soms.