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23 October, Wednesday

Elements of crime was found in against Atambayev

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Prosecutor General Otkurbek Jamshitov announced conclusion of the Office of Prosecutor General on the accusations brought by parliamentary group against Almazbek Atambayev in order to strip him of his status of ex-President and immunity from prosecution, AkiPress reports.

Jamshitov said there are elements of crime in the following accusations: illegal freeing of crime boss Aziz Batukayev from prison, concealment of income, illegal land purchase, corruption in the modernization of the Bishkek power plant, and the illegal supply of coal to the power plant.

The Prosecutor's Office did not think there is a direct relation of Atambayev to "suppressing and persecution of opponents" during his tenure as President.

Atambayev slammed the parliament and said accusations against him are "completely absurd, have no legal ground and are based on rumors."

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