Kyrgyzstan’s former chief prosecutor convicted

12.10.2017

A court in Kyrgyzstan has handed a five-year prison term to former Prosecutor-General Aida Salyanova, who is now an opposition lawmaker, but postponed her imprisonment until her 2-year-old daughter reaches age 14, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reported.

The abuse-of-office conviction of Salyanova, a legislator from the Ata-Meken (Fatherland) party, came amid political...