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GKNB: Melis Aspekov was preparing for riots during and after elections

The GKNB detained another suspect on suspicion of preparing for mass riots and forcible seizure of power. This was reported by the press service of the department.

Member of the political party Mekenchi Melis Aspekov, acting in the interests of a certain group of people in order to seize power after the announcement of the results of the presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, in collusion with individual citizens, participated in plans to destabilize the situation in the republic. At the same time, Aspekov, before contacts with Kanatbek Isaev and some supporters of Respublika party, tried to gather supporters for participation in mass riots during and after the elections.

The Main Investigation Department of the State National Security Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (GKNB) initiated a criminal case under articles 27 and 233 «Preparing for mass riots,» 27 and 295 «Preparing for a Forcible Seizure of Power» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Melis Aspekov was detained. Investigative measures are being carried out.