Former Mongolian Prime Minister, Jargaltulga Erdenebat, 45, on Monday bagged six years imprisonment for abuse of power.
A criminal court in Mongolia’s capital Ulan Bator, Sukhbaatar district found him guilty of illegally owning protected areas with special licenses.
According to the court, Erdenebat also gave privileges to a mining company by abusing power in his capacity as prime minister.
Erdenebat served as prime minister of the resource-rich country from 2016 to 2017. The politician, a member of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party, won a seat in the recent parliamentary elections while he was in custody.
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