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Special operation in Kara-Suu. Police put up checkpoints

A special operation to detain the escaped criminal Zhyldyzbek Bekmurzayev is conducted in Kara-Suu village. Police officers put up checkpoints at the exits and entrances to Osh city. The Internal Affairs Directorate for Osh region informed 24.kg news agency.

«Police officers are driving the place and checking all vehicles leaving and entering Osh city,» the Internal Affairs Directorate reported.

Previously, Zhyldyzbek Bekmurzayev was wanted by the Bishkek City Police Department on suspicion of committing a number of crimes. He was detained in Kostanay (Kazakhstan) in July 2017.

The 32-year-old Zhyldyzbek Bekmurzayev was sentenced to six months for illegal crossing of the border. On December 21, 2017, he escaped from prison. The convict is a citizen of Kyrgyzstan.

«Yesterday, the police received information that he was near a cafe in Kara-Suu district. When the police came, the man resisted. He threatened the policemen with shooting from a rifle and disappeared in a corn field » the Internal Affairs Directorate reported.