Almazbek Atambayev (Archive photo)Photo: Sergei Guneev / RIA Novosti
Ex-President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev handed indictments on charges of rioting in the village of Koi-Tash near Bishkek in August last year, reports “Interfax”.
The indictment consists of about 500 pages, said based Atambayev of the Social democratic party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK). Supporters of the former President believe the accusations, “built on the oral stories.” In the list of the accused, apart from Atambayev, which included a former adviser to ex-President, ex-bodyguard, deputies from SDPK.
August 7, 2019 in the village of Koy-Tash, Kyrgyz special forces tried to detain Atambaev and clashed with his supporters. One commando suffered a fatal gunshot wound, six were captured, but later released. Clashes continued the next day, in the end, Atambayev gave in.
He was charged with serious crimes: murder, organizing the seizure of power, corruption, and illicit enrichment. The former President also acts as the main figurant of criminal case about illegal release of criminal authority Aziz batukaeva in 2013. Property Atambayev and his family arrested.
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