June 23 Pervomaisky district court of Bishkek sentenced the former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev to 11 years and two months of imprisonment with property confiscation, reported AKIpress.
He was found guilty in the organization of corruption in the case about the illegal release of criminal authority Aziz batukaeva.
During the announcement of the verdict of the Quran in court was not present. He refused to speak with the last word.
The former President will be deprived of a number of state awards.
“Radio Azattyk” said that for the first time in the history of independent Kyrgyzstan first person of the state was in the dock.
The trial was held behind closed doors. At the hearing on 16 June prosecutors asked for Atambayev 15 years of imprisonment.
In 2006, Alamedin district court sentenced Chechen citizen in the country of origin batukaeva to 16 years and eight months imprisonment. He was accused of involvement in the murder, illicit trafficking in and manufacture of arms, organization of mass riots. In 2013 batukaeva released early from prison in Naryn on the basis of the conclusion, which stated that the prisoner “suffers from an incurable disease.” On the day of release of Batukaev flew from Kyrgyzstan to Russia in a private jet. It later emerged that the tests and the medical report was forged. The case for exemption batukaeva was reopened in January 2019, after the change of power in Kyrgyzstan.
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Atambayev was President of Kyrgyzstan from 2011 to 2017. In 2017 in this position, he was replaced by Sooronbai Jeenbekov. Between Atambayev and Jeenbekov, according to “BBC Russian service”has been a personal conflict that escalated into a political confrontation. The Parliament has removed from the state integrity, he has opened several criminal cases. Among other things, the policy is accused of murder, organizing mass riots and a coup attempt. From August 2018 he is under arrest.
Atambayev nazvay prosecution was politically motivated and refused to participate in interrogations.