Regular meeting of State Commission to study events in Koi-Tash on Aug. 7-9 held
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 6
The press service of the Government reported that Head of the State Commission Jenish Razakov informed the Commission members about the operating procedure and agenda of the meeting.
Members of the State Commission decided to form two working groups to study the causes and conditions of the events in the village of Koi-Tash on Aug. 7-8.
In addition, the Commission heard information from the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
At the next meeting, the information of Chairman of the State Committee for National Security Orozbek Opumbayev, Minister of Internal Affairs Kashkar Dzhunushaliyev, Chui region Governor Altynbek Namazaliyev will be heard.
The special forces of the State Committee for National Security conducted a special operation on Aug. 7-8 to detain former president Almazbek Atambayev, which resulted in clashes between law enforcement agencies and Atambayev’s supporters. During a special operation to detain the former president, one soldier of the special forces was killed, over 100 were injured.
Former president Atambayev, 62, is charged in corruption, including the suspected corruption during the reconstruction of Bishkek's thermal power station, the unlawful obtaining of land for building his residential house, and helping release Chenchen criminal Aziz Batukayev during his presidency from Dec. 2011 to Nov. 2017.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan summoned Atambayev for questioning three times on the case of unlawful release of criminal authority Batukayev, but Atambayev ignored them. Later, Kyrgyz authorities decided to detain him by force.