Albania Parliament lifts immunity of 2 lawmakers who now face arrest over murder plot claim

March 26, 2015 12:48 PM

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Albania Parliament lifts immunity of 2 lawmakers who now face arrest over murder plot claim

Lawmaker Tom Doshi speaks to a Parliament’s commission discussing the prosecutors’ request to lift his immunity, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, after his claims Speaker Ilir Meta had been behind an assassination plot. Parliament on Thursday, March 26, 2015 voted in favor of the prosecutors’ call to arrest Doshi, expelled from the governing Socialists three weeks ago after the claims, and also for Christian Democrat Mark Frroku for false testimony in the case. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina) (The Associated Press)

TIRANA, Albania – Albanian lawmakers have voted to lift the immunity of two of their colleagues who had claimed the parliament speaker was behind an alleged assassination plot against one of them.

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