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Director of Bereket market placed under house arrest

The Director of Bereket market Rafkat Momunkulov was placed under house arrest. The law enforcement bodies informed 24.kg news agency.

The judges of the Bishkek City Court passed the judgement.

«In addition to the head of Bereket market, the court placed under house arrest an employee, responsible for fire safety, Rashid Sapaev. Earlier, they appealed the decision of the first instance court on the arrest,» the police said.

On April 13, the third year since the beginning of the year fire broke out in Osh market. The total fire area was 5,412 square meters. Traders often held rallies, demanding to restore their jobs and compensate for the damage. The city administration paid the victims 10,000 soms each. On April 27, the Director of Bereket market and the employee, responsible for fire safety, were placed in pretrial detention center 1.