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Tekebayev's lawyers not to demand money on suit against president

Lawyers of Ata Meken leader Omurbek Tekebayev told 24.kg news agency why the suit of the party to the president of the country does not specify the amount of damage.

Ata Meken will sue Almazbek Atambayev for his speech on March 6 at the state awards ceremony. The political organization was offended that the head of state called their party «stinky," and Omurbek Tekebayev — a marauder.

«We filed lawsuits in Pervomayskiy and Leninskiy district courts. But unlike the Prosecutor General’s Office, acting as a representative of the president and demanding from us — lawyers 10 million soms, the party believes that there is no point in insisting on recovery of damages in money terms. This is a moral and ethical side of the issue," lawyer Kanatbek Aziz told 24.kg news agency.

Omurbek Tekebayev was taken into custody until April 25. He is accused of corruption and fraud.