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Interior Ministry comments on case against deputy Adakhan Madumarov

The Investigative Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan is investigating a criminal case on the fact of high treason by high-ranking officials. Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

The former secretary of the Security Council of Kyrgyzstan, Adakhan Madumarov, was detained as part of the criminal case.

«He was charged with treason. The Pervomaisky District Court of Bishkek chose a measure of restraint against him in the form of detention in the pre-trial detention center of the State Committee for National Security. The investigation is ongoing,» the ministry said.

Earlier, the Parliament agreed to prosecute deputy Adakhan Madumarov. The case concerns a protocol signed in 2009 in Khujand. Adakhan Madumarov, being the secretary of the Security Council, signed with the Tajik side the minutes of the working meeting of the heads of state bodies of the two countries chaired by the secretaries of the Security Councils. According to the document, the Kyrgyz side leased a plot of land from Tajikistan with an area of 5 hectares and a length of 275 meters for 49 years. The protocol was adopted after negotiations in Khujand. Officials harmonized domestic procedures for signing an intergovernmental agreement to ban economic activity along the state border line until its demarcation and delimitation is completed.