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Criminal case filed against son, brothers of ex-deputy Sadyr Japarov

A criminal case on three articles of the Criminal Code was initiated against the son and brothers of ex-deputy of Parliament Sadyr Japarov. They are in pretrial detention center now. The information was confirmed in the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

During the riots, five police officers got various injures. There was also inflicted damage in form of broken windows and doors of the bus. 12 active participants of the rally were detained and placed in the detention center of Bishkek Main Police Department on suspicion of committing these crimes.

Criminal cases were initiated against 12 active participants of the rally on facts of hooliganism, infliction of property damage, using violence against a representative of the authorities.

64 people from among the protesters were arrested for a period from two to five days. 12 people were fined. Two participants of the rally were warned. A preventive conversation was held with the rest of the participants.

Sadyr Japarov lately resided in Cyprus. He was detained right upon his arrival on the border with Kazakhstan and taken to GKNB for interrogation in the criminal case on taking Emilbek Kaptagaev hostage in 2013. His supporters held a rally at the building of the State Committee demanding the release of the former deputy.

The demonstrators twice tried to break through the cordon. Special services dispersed the participants of the protest.