The former deputy of the Parliament Asylbek uulu Damirbek will be under arrest until October 15. Special Interdistrict Investigative Court of Almaty made such a decision.
The investigation into the smuggling case continues in Kazakhstan. In February 2018, the security officers of Kazakhstan carried out a special operation, during which dozens of people were detained, including three Kyrgyz citizens.
Asylbek uulu Damirbek is charged with economic smuggling as part of a transnational criminal organization.
The term of arrest of Ulanbek Muradilov and Emilbek Kochorbaev was also extended.
They were detained in Kazakhstan on February 15-16. Asylbek uulu Damirbek, who has Kazakhstan’s citizenship, is considered as a head of smugglers. In April, the Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan deprived him of his deputy seat.