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Release of Batukaev: Almazbek Atambayev allowed to leave country

Criminal case against the former president of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev on the fact of the illegal release of the crime boss Aziz Batukaev was sent for additional investigation to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Own sources informed 24.kg news agency.

Such a decision was made by the Pervomaisky District Court of Bishkek.

Thus, the investigator can file a petition to choose a measure of restraint against the former head of state.

In addition, according to preliminary data, the court allowed Almazbek Atambayev to leave the country. It is known that such a decision was made because of his illness.

Recall, 19 people were involved in the criminal case on the illegal release of the crime boss Aziz Batukaev. The former president Almazbek Atambayev, ex-prosecutors general Indira Dzholdubayeva and Aida Salyanova. The ex-chairman of the State Committee for National Security Busurmankul Tabaldiev has been put on the wanted list. Almazbek Atambayev was sentenced to 11 years in prison by a court decision.