Kyrgyz leader says Bakiyev must stand trial
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Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 12:45
Bishkek: Kyrgyz interim government leader Roza Otunbayeva pledged on Friday to hold an independent investigation into the April 07 shootings and said the country's deposed president, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, must stand trial over the events.

"He cannot run away from trial. He cannot hide from it in any country in the world," she said in a live televised address.

"Retribution is unavoidable. Justice will prevail."

More information is awaited.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, April 16, 2010, 12:45

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