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Riots in Toguz-Toro. Schoolchildren among suspected of arson

Schoolchildren are also among the detained on suspicion of organization of riots and arson in Toguz-Toro. The deputy Saidulla Nyshanov stated today at a parliament meeting.

According to him, the residents of Toguz-Toro district again held a rally at the White House. There are two schoolchildren among the detainees. Residents ask to forgive the children. If they are held in detention for a long time, their future will be damaged," Saidulla Nyshanov said.

Residents of Toguz-Toro district on April 11 held a rally and set the facilities of the Chinese gold mining company on fire.

A criminal case was opened under the articles «Hooliganism», «Deliberate destruction or damage to someone’s property by arson», «Mass riots» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic. The police detained 15 suspects. On April 17, the court released three women under the written obligation not to leave the country, the rest are still in custody.