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SCNS: Kubanychbek Kulmatov illegally became citizen of Kyrgyzstan

Kubanychbek Kulmatov illegally became a citizen of Kyrgyzstan. Press center of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

On June 14, the State Committee for National Security initiated a criminal case against Kubanychbek Kulmatov and other persons on the elements of crime provided for in articles counterfeiting, manufacture, sale or use of forged documents, state awards, stamps, seals, forms and illegal crossing of the state border of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.

It was found out that Kubanychbek Kulmatov, in connection with the loss of passport of a citizen of the USSR, obtained a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation on October 11, 1995.

In 2008, after reaching the age of 45, he exchanged it for a new passport of a Russian citizen. At that time, he was the first deputy chairman of the Customs Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Being a citizen of the Russian Federation, on November 26, 1996, using an invalid passport of a citizen of the USSR, he received a passport of a Kyrgyz citizen. He exchanged it several times in 2001, 2003 and 2013.

Having misled the employees of the passport office, Kubanychbek Kulmatov illegally replaced and obtained issue of a passport of a Kyrgyz citizen to him. He got Kyrgyz citizenship illegally.

Under the Law on Citizenship of the Kyrgyz Republic, citizenship is obtained on the basis of a written application for citizenship to the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, indicating the renunciation of citizenship of another state, what Kulmatov did not do.