Sadyr Japarov’s supporters urge the President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov to consider the issue of the ex-deputy’s amnesty as quickly as possible. They made an open appeal to the head of state at a press conference at 24.kg news agency.
The deputy of the legendary parliament Shergazy Mambetov noted that amnesty was announced in the republic and many people had already been released. However, the issue of Sadyr Japarov is being dragged out for unknown reasons.
We appeal to the president of the country to make a decision and not to allow violation of the law.Shergazy Mambetov
According to an academician Omarbai Narbekov, the current authorities, like the previous ones, are afraid of Sadyr Japarov, because he tells the truth. «He should not be afraid of. He is worried about the future, about the fate of the Kyrgyz people,» he added.
Sadyr Japarov applied for a pardon to the president. However, the pardon commission under the head of state sent his petition to the State Penitentiary Service for revision due to a lack of documents.
Courts of all instances sentenced the former deputy Sadyr Japarov to 11 years and 6 months in prison colony for complicity in organizing a rally in Karakol in 2013. He was convicted under the Article 227 «Hostage-taking» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Supporters of Sadyr Japarov continue to collect signatures for his release.