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Kyrgyz Parliament Strips Aidar Akaev Of Immunity

19 September 2005 (RFE/RL) -- Kyrgyzstan's parliament today stripped Aidar Akaev, the son of ousted president Askar Akaev, of his parliamentary immunity, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reported.

Kyrgyz Prosecutor-General Azimbek Beknazarov says Akaev is at the center of four investigations. He says three criminal charges have been filed against Akaev, including money laundering and abuse of office.

Akaev has denied any wrongdoing.

(RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service/ITAR-TASS)

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