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Arrested deputy Asylbek uulu Damirbek - citizen of Kazakhstan

Parliamentary deputy from Kyrgyzstan faction Asylbek uulu Damirbek, arrested in Almaty during a special operation, is a citizen of Kazakhstan. Law enforcement agencies informed 24.kg news agency.

According to sources, Asylbek uulu Damirbek in 2001 participated in the World Greco-Roman wrestling championship under the flag of Kazakhstan under the name Asylbek uulu Dinarbek.

According to sources, he was born in 1979, not 1981, as indicated in his ID card. The age was reduced when he received the documents of a citizen of Kazakhstan to participate in the cadet competitions.

Kyrgyzstan faction does not confirm the information. Its leader Almazbek Baatyrbekov is sure that the people’s deputy is only a citizen of Kyrgyzstan.

The Central Election Commission noted when registering Asylbek uulu Damirbek as a candidate for deputies in 2015 that he submitted the passport of a citizen of Kyrgyzstan and there was no reason to additionally verify the document.

The deputy of the Parliament was arrested for two months on suspicion of smuggling.

The Speaker of the Parliament Dastanbek Dzhumabekov sent a letter to his colleague, Chairman of the Majilis of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin with the request to assist in the investigation of the case within the framework of international standards and to facilitate the organization of a meeting of the deputies of the Parliament with Asylbek uulu Damirbek.