|Civil Movement Leader Arrested at Order of District Judge|
Free Association civil movement leader G. Baasan was arrested by capital police
Wednesday afternoon at the order of district judge Ts. Tumendelger, Chingeltei district police officials confirmed
statement from police officials addressed to civil movement leaders and members
gathering at the Chingeltei district police headquarters, an official disclosed the order and
confirmation of Baasan’s arrest, but did not release the charges on which the
senior citizen is being held.
The announcement was immediately denounced by civil movements including the National Soyombo Movement led by S. Ganbaatar.
“We don’t know what is going on, and no one at the police station or the court will tell us anything. It is unacceptable,” Ganbaatar told MonInfo late Wednesday night.
"Currently Democratic Party Members of Parliament Z. Enkhbold, E. Bat-Uul and K. Battulga have expressed their support of Baasan and the civil movements and are using their special political privileges to meet with police officials."