Photo: the Former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev

Almazbek Atambaev, who previously tried to detain, addressed the security forces with a request “not to shoot their own people”.

The former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev made an appeal to law enforcement authorities after the assault on his residence. He said that the attempt to detain him and a special operation in his house became “a real mess”.

“I urge the security forces to come to their senses not to go against his own people,” – said the former President was broadcast on local television on Thursday, August 8.

We will remind, on August 7, security forces attempted to arrest Atambaev and stormed his house in the village Koi-Tash, near Bishkek. To protect former politician came out his supporters. Clashes with police officers. As a result, injured 43 people, one of the commandos were killed. According to the authorities, he could have been killed from sniper weapons.

Thus to detain the ex-President failed. Currently, the security forces left the house.

On 27 June, the Kyrgyz Parliament adopted a decision on withdrawing the status of immunity of the state. Former President suspected of corruption, usurpation of power and other crimes. If the investigation proves his guilt in the crimes, the ex-leader of Kyrgyzstan could face a life sentence.

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