The leader of the parliamentary opposition of Kyrgyzstan charged
BISHKEK, April 21. /Offset. TASS Vadim Neshkumai/. The leader of the parliamentary opposition and leader of the socialist party “ATA-Meken” (“Fatherland”) of Kyrgyzstan Omurbek Tekebaev charged. This was announced by the State Committee for national security (SCNS) of the Republic.
“Today, on the basis of the proofs collected by a consequence of the Jogorku Kenesh (Supreme Council) tekebaeva and former Minister of emergency situations Duyshonkul Chotonov charged with a crime under article “corruption” of the criminal code of the Republic”, – stated in the message. The Ministry recalled that on February 25 this year against Tekebayev and “other persons” was a criminal case under the articles “corruption” and “fraud”, the investigation was entrusted to the SCNS. The next day Cotonou Tekebayev was detained “on suspicion of committing the above crimes .”
Concerning them the court elected a measure of restraint in the form of “detention” within two months of detention in the remand prison of the SCNS.
Tekebayev is suspected that in 2010, as Deputy head of the Kyrgyz Interim government, he received from Russian businessman Leonid Maevsky $1 million in exchange for a promise to assist him in the purchase of Kyrgyz company “Alfa Telecom”. The company is engaged in the provision of cellular services. Subsequently, however, Tekebayev promises are not kept and refused to return the money to the Russians. According to investigators, participation to the Majewski cash received and former emergency situations Minister and ex-Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan in South Korea and Vietnam Cotonou.
In Kyrgyzstan members of Parliament have the status of inviolability, but it does not apply to serious crimes of parliamentarians. To such types of violations of law and corruption.