Almazbek Atambaev: Alexei Nikolsky / RIA Novosti
Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov stated that the procedural status of former head of state Almazbek Atambayev will change. About it reports TASS.
“If until yesterday Atambayev to the investigator was invited as a witness, now it will regard as suspect in a serious crime,” said Jeenbekov.
The President also said that did not engage in a confrontation with the former head of state, and consistently combating corruption. “This is not our conflict, this is the fight against corruption is fight the law with lawlessness,” he said. “Atambayev was only thinking about himself and not thinking about the fate of the people,” concluded Jeenbekov.
Earlier he accused the former head of state in violation of the Constitution. According to him, Atambayev had “stiff armed resistance” during the arrest and had “violated the Constitution and the laws.” Jeenbekov recalled that Kyrgyzstan is a state of law whose duty is to ensure strict compliance with the requirements of the law for all citizens.
8 August, information appeared about the beginning of the third storm the residence of the state. According to witnesses, they heard shots and used stun grenades.
The first assault on the residence of former President started on the evening of 7 August, but were repulsed by the supporters of the policy. The result is a failed operation of the special forces, carried out by the state Committee for national security of Kyrgyzstan, killed the Deputy commander of the unit “Alfa” Usenbek Niyazbekov, it was also reported lapsed into a coma the chief of regional militia of Chui oblast, where the village of Koy-Tash. The second storm that began the night of 8 August was also repulsed. According to recent reports, the clashes affected 79 people.
Atambayev was personally involved in clashes with the security forces and, according to him, shooting at the commandos.
In Kyrgyzstan against Atambayev, left the presidency in 2017, is under parliamentary investigation. The results should be within three months transferred to the Prosecutor General of the Republic, which may bring on their basis criminal case. In June this year, MPs has deprived the former head of state immunity and official status of the former President, and also put forward charges against him on nine counts, including the issuance of an award of arms to members of the criminal group, tax evasion and corruption. In the last eighteen months the prosecution has been subjected to many colleagues Atambayev.
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