A case relating to former MP J.Erdenebatand five others has returned to prosecution under a decision from the Mongolian High Court. As a result, the judge decided to suspend 6.6 years of the the politician’s prison sentence. However, J.Erdenebatremains in detention.
On July, a Mongolian court sentenced former Prime Minister J.Erdenebat to six years in prison for abuse of power and banned him from holding government office for six years.
J.Erdenebat from the Mongolian People’s Party won a seat in the State Great Khuralfor a constituency in the Selenge Province in the parliamentary election, which took place on 24 June 2020, while he was still in detention. Subsequently, a bi-election will be held in Selenge to elect a new MP. Former PM J.Erdenebat’s case returned to prosecution