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KABUL: Former lawmaker from southern Kandahar province, Lalai Hamidzai who had been detained for allegedly misusing his powers, has been released on bail, Attorney General Office said on Sunday.

Mr. Hamidzai was arrested in Kabul Airport on Saturday.

According to Jamshid Rasouli, the Spokesman of the Attorney General Office, Mr. Hamidzai has been called for prosecutions but he denied several times to appear to the office.

Hamidzai was accused by the Anti-Corruption Justice Center for allegedly misusing his powers when he was a member of the parliament, Rasouli added.

Hamidzai has given a credible guarantee to the police and pledged to appear before the interrogation scene on Monday, Rasouli added.

The case is under investigation, the details would be shared with the media once it has been fully examined

Mr. Hamidzai termed all the allegations against him as fault, and conspiracy theory to defame him.

Hamidzai was the Member of Parliament in the 16th round but did not succeed to secure votes in the 1397 solar year parliamentary elections.