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News ID: 618
Asia » Asia
Publish Date: 11:53 - 30 March 2013
TEHRAN, YJC. -- Judge said the three parliamentarians were guilty of plotting to seize power by force and sentenced them to up to 18 months in a high-security prison.
A court in Kyrgyzstan sentenced three opposition members of parliament to up to 18 months in jail on Friday for leading a protest the judge said had aimed to seize power by force in the Central Asian nation.

Prosecutors had sought jail terms of up to 10 years for nationalist MPs Kamchibek Tashiyev, Sadyr Zhaparov and Talant Mamytov, who led a crowd which tried to storm government headquarters last October.

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