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Kyrgyz court hits graft opponent where she lives

A court in Kyrgyzstan Saturday ordered a businessman to be held in pre-trial detention for two months over a fraud investigation that activists say is motivated by his partner’s anti-corruption campaign. Syrgak Kenzhebayev was arrested on Friday after a Chinese citizen accused him of stealing $350,000 (316,000 euros), the State Committee for National Security said. […]