Breaking news Law and Order Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:55:58 +0600 60 40% of all crimes in Kyrgyzstan in 2017 were committed in Bishkek Bishkek, Jan. 16, 2018. / Kabar/. 9,901 crimes were registered in Kyrgyzstan in 2017, 40% of which were committed in Bishkek, the press service of the Main Directorate of Internal Affairs (Bishkek police) of the capital reported.

The number of registered crimes for the reporting period, according to the police, exceeded the figures of 2016 by 505 cases. At the same time, there was an increase in the number of crimes disclosed in hot pursuit - 1199.

Thus, in 12 months of 2017, the capital's police provided for the protection of public order and security at 580 various official events (sports, festive, arrival of delegations, etc.), as well as at 290 events (peaceful gatherings, actions, etc.)

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:03:27 +0600
Nearly 90 children detained in Bishkek for vagrancy Bishkek, Jan. 9, 2018. / Kabar /. The Bishkek city police officers conducted a roundabout in places of congregation of minors. According to data of the Chief Department of Internal Affairs of Bishkek, 87 teenagers were taken to the territorial offices of law enforcement agencies as a result of the raid.

The press service of the department reported that, the police officers checked computer clubs, cellars, heating mains and other public places where juveniles frequently gather during day and night.

Thus, according to data of the police, 70 children were found engaged in vagrancy together with minors and 8 cases of exploitation of child labor. All the revealed facts were sent to the social and educational institutions of the capital.

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:01:03 +0600
159 websites and accounts closed in Kyrgyzstan in 2017 for publication of extremist materials Bishkek, Jan. 8, 2018. / Kabar /. 159 Internet resources and accounts in social networks, containing information of extremist and terrorist nature were identified in Kyrgyzstan in 2017. All these sites are closed by a court decision, the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office reported.

Thus, in 2017, the prosecutor's office filed 15 applications to block websites disseminating extremist and terrorist information. Based on the results of these applications, the court has blocked access to 159 websites and accounts on the Internet.

For example, on the basis of a statement by the prosecutor's office, the extremist websites of extremist organizations of Hizb ut-Tahrir-al-Islami, the Taliban, the Islamic State and other organizations, banned in the republic, were recognized as extremist by the decision of the Oktyabrsky district court of Bishkek. These websites are blocked for Internet users on the territory of Kyrgyzstan.

The Prosecutor General's Office increased attention on the use of the Internet by various radical movements and organizations in order to propagate the ideology of extremism and terrorism, as well as the recruitment of mercenaries for participation in armed conflicts.

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:15:36 +0600
MP Kanat Isayev sentenced to 12 years with confiscation of property Bishkek, Jan. 5, 2018 / Kabar/. Member of Kyrgyz Parliament, ex-mayor of Tokmok city Kanatbek Isayev is sentenced to 12 years in colony with confiscation of property, the office of the Pervomaisky District Court of Bishkek told Kabar Agency.

The decree of the interim government dated April 26, 2010 was applied in regard to Isayev and the term of punishment was reduced by one quarter. Thus, the deputy will spend 9 years in jail.

Deputy chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic Abdyjapar Bekmatov told Kabar Agency that the issue on the withdrawal of the mandate of deputy of the Jogorku Kenesh will be considered after the final verdict, when the decision will be made by the last instance.

MP Isayev is accused of illegally transferring a land plot from municipal property to a private, illegal sale of the buildings of a city library and a dormitory to an individual at a low price and illegally transferring contract work on the construction of the bus station at the expense of the city budget to a private company when he was the mayor of Tokmok.

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 12:12:52 +0600
Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs arrests 11 active members of Hizb ut-Tahrir Bishkek, Dec. 18, 2017 / Kabar / Employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Committee for National Security during the joint work detained 11 citizens who are active functionaries of the Hizb ut-Tahrir extremist group.

The detainees lived in Bishkek, Chui and Issyk-Kul oblast. During the search of their homes, a prohibited literature of extremist content was found, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs press service reported.

“One of the leaders of the of Hizb ut-Tahrir religious extremist organization, the native of Osh region and temporarily residing in the village of Belovodskoye of Chui oblast was also detained” the police said.

At present additional investigative measures are being carried out. A criminal case is initiated.

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:14:32 +0600
Militant detained in Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Dec. 11, 2017. /Kabar/. A militant of an international terrorist organization has been detained in Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

On Dec. 6, 2017, the State National Security Committee detained a militant of the international terrorist organization, a citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic as part of the ongoing counter-terrorism activities aimed at identifying and suppressing attempts to penetrate the territory of Kyrgyzstan for the purpose of preparing and organizing terrorist actions aimed at destabilizing the situation in Kyrgyzstan.

It was found out that the detainee from November 2016 to September 2017 was a members of the international terrorist organization, where he took an active part in military operations against Syrian government troops.

On the instructions of his leaders, the detainee arrived in Kyrgyzstan to create a terrorist underground and form new channels for recruiting militants from Kyrgyzstan to Syria.

At present, the investigative bodies of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic initiated criminal proceedings for participation in military conflicts or military actions on the territory of a foreign state.

The detainee is placed in the jail.

The investigation is under way.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:31:37 +0600
Man kicks his child, who falls because of ice in Bishkek Bishkek, Dec. 3, 2017 / Kabar /. The man, who kicked his small child lying on the ground, has been detained in Bishkek.

The video, where a man kicks a small child wad posted in Instagram.

The description of the video says that the case occurred today in Ulan-2 micro-district in Bishkek. It is also said that "an eyewitness recorded as an unknown person was dragging his (apparently) son and decided to kick him in the stomach to get him to rise."

In the video, one can see that a man is looking after a child who lies on the ground. After a while the baby hardly rises and falls back on his back. After that, the man approaches and kicks him with his foot. Then he roughly raises the child from the ground and leads away. The child is crying.

Currently a criminal case is initiated in regard the detainee of 1967 date of birth, resident of Bishkek city.

The investigation is underway.

The child will be taken to the hospital for medical examination, the press service of the Bishkek police reported.

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 14:09:24 +0600
Supreme Court upheld verdict of Tekebayev and Chotonov Bishkek, Nov. 22, 2017 / Kabar/. The Supreme Court upheld the verdict of previous instances regarding leader of the Ata Meken party Omurbek Tekebaev and former Kyrgyz Ambassador to South Korea Duishenkul Chotonov.

On Aug. 16, the Pervomaisky District Court found Tekebaev and Chotonov guilty of receiving one million dollars in 2010 and sentenced to 8 years in prison with confiscation of property.

On Oct. 2 the Bishkek City Court, having considered the appeal, decided to uphold the verdict of the district court.

The Prosecutor General's Office opened a criminal case against Tekebaev and Chotonov on corruption and fraud.

According to information from the prosecutor's office, Russian businessman Leonid Maevsky appealed the State National Security Committee concerning the bribing. He said in 2010 Tekebaev, being deputy chairman of the Provisional Government, received from him one million dollars, undertaking obligations to create for him a number of preferences in the sale of Megacom cellular company. He complained that Tekebaev had not fulfilled his obligations, and refused to return the received money.

In turn, Tekebaev and Chotonov refute Maevsky's words and say that they did not receive any money from him.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:20:58 +0600
Chinese citizen arrested in Bishkek for bribery Bishkek, Nov. 17, 2017. /Kabar/ . A Chinese citizen was caught in Bishkek, during bribe transferring of 35 thousand soms, the press service of the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

It was revealed that Chinese people illegally were staying and working in one of the markets of the capital. In this regard, the detainee decided to cover up the case by "giving bribes" for resolving the issue in a positive way.

Bishkek’s prosecutor's office based on Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic initiated a criminal case "bribery".

The Chinese citizen is arrested for 2 months until the full investigation of the Financial Police Department.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:14:02 +0600
Former prosecutor general’s brother shot dead in Bishkek The house of the deceased. Photo from Internet

Bishkek, Nov. 6, 2017 / Kabar/. Deputy of the Kyrgyz Parliament, former prosecutor general Aida Salyanova’s younger brother Ulan Salyanov was shot tonight.

"Unknown persons in masks committed an armed attack on the brother of the deputy of the Jogorku Kenesh, Aida Salyanova, in his house in Bishkek, where Ulan Salyanov, born in 1975, died of gunshot wounds. Unknown in masks also kidnapped the son of the deceased. The police have already begun searching for killers," the MP’s lawyer wrote on Facebook.

As he noted later, the teenager was found later.

The police reported that at about 01.00 am five unknown men broke into the house and demanded money. There was a battle between Ulan Salyanov and the attackers. There was a shot. At this time, 17-year-old son Abai ran out of the house. First, relatives thought that he was kidnapped, but then the teenager was found," the police said.

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:41:45 +0600
Criminal case initiated in relation to MP Babanov Bishkek, Nov. 4, 2017 / Kabar /. The Public Prosecutor's Office initiated a criminal case in regard to member of Kyrgyz Parliament Omurbek Babanov and other persons under the article "public calls for violent change of the constitutional order" and "incitement of national, racial or religious hatred."

On September 28, 2017 during the election campaign, the presidential candidate, MP Babanov met with residents of a district of Osh city, mainly of Uzbek nationality.

Speaking there, Babanov, in order to obtain the votes of the Uzbek part of the population, expressed his opinion about the infringement of the rights of people of Uzbek nationality, about the alleged national inequality in the country and pressure on persons of Uzbek nationality by state bodies.

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 21:27:33 +0600
Security service detains man, who was planning to commit terrorist attacks in Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Oct. 23, 2017 / Kabar /. The State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan detained 31-year-old citizen of Kyrgyzstan, an active member of an international terrorist organization.

According to information of the security services, the detainee since 2015 was a member of terrorist organizations and participated in military operations against Syrian government forces. He arrived in Kyrgyzstan by the instructions from his leaders to create a terrorist underground and commit terrorist attacks on the territory of the republic.

The detainee is placed in the jail. Investigative and operational measures are underway.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:20:36 +0600
Chinese citizen who wanted by Interpol detained in Bishkek Bishkek, Sept. 4, 2017 / Kabar /. Officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan detained on Sunday a Chinese citizen who wanted by Interpol.

During the operational-search activities Kyrgyz policemen detained Chinese citizen Chen Xianfu, born in 1967, who is wanted by the law enforcement authorities of Shandong Province for committing a criminal offense, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

According to the information, the wanted Chinese citizen arrived in Kyrgyzstan in 2013 and engaged in business, having received the documents giving the right to stay in the country and do a business.

The detention took place on Aug. 30, 2017 and then was transferred to the competent authorities of China.

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 15:55:10 +0600
Kyrgyzstan busts international drug trafficking channel Bishkek, Sept. 9, 2017. /Kabar/. An international drug trafficking channel was busted in Kyrgyzstan, 29 kg of Afghan charas was seized, the press service of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

Security officers of Kyrgyzstan detained a car "Hyundai Porter" in Batken region during the operational-search activities to identify and bust the international drug trafficing channel.

During the inspection of the car, 29 kg of drugs (Afghan charas) were seized, which were sent to the CIS countries by transit through the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.

A criminal case is filed on fact.

Currently, the Security Committee conducts investigative and operational activities aimed at identifying, tracing and detaining accomplices, organizers and other persons involved in this crime.

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 11:11:04 +0600
Two militants killed, one wounded in Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Aug. 29, 2017 /Kabar/. In the course of a special operation to detain members of a terrorist group in Zhayil region of the Chui oblast, two militants were killed, one was injured, the press service of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

On night of August 23-24, 2017, a terrorist group moving around Bishkek on Nissan Presage was stopped by a patrol policeman. During the verification of the identity of the driver of the car, as well as attempts to inspect his car, the passengers of the car pulled out a Makarov pistol and a military grenade (previously pulling out the check), threatening the police patrol officers then disappeared in an unknown direction.

On Aug. 28 one of the members of this grouping was detained in Bishkek, in the car of the detainee and in the place of residence a revolver, live ammunition of various caliber, Makarov pistol magazine and various electronic devices were found and seized.

On Aug. 29, 2017, the security services established the location of the remaining members of the terrorist group. During the special operation in the Zhayil region, the criminals were blocked, they were asked to surrender. In response the criminals opened fire. In the course of reciprocal fire, two militants were killed, the third one received a wound. The injured militant is taken to the hospital. There are no casualties and injuries among security officers.

When examining the scene of the incident, the investigative-operational group of the State National Security Committee found a RGD-5 grenade, a Makarov pistol and knives.

In addition, the security services detained two accomplices of the terrorist group.

This terrorist group was planning to commit terrorist attacks during the celebration of the Independence Day of the Kyrgyz Republic in Bishkek and Chui oblast, using improvised explosive devices.

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:46:26 +0600
25-year-old daughter-in-law suspected in beheading a woman in Osh Bishkek, Aug. 29, 2017 / Kabar /. 25-year-old daughter-in-law and her 37-year-old sister are suspected of murdering and beheading a woman, the Department of Internal Affairs of the southern capital reported.

The suspects are detained and placed in a temporary detention facility. The police promised to provide more detailed information later.

On Aug. 28 morning a beheaded body of a woman was found in a garbage container in the southeast of Osh city. The body of a woman aged 40-50 years was found by employees of the municipal enterprise "Osh-Tazalyk", who came to clean the garbage.

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:31:08 +0600
Two terrorists detained in Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Aug. 29, 2017. / Kabar /. A special operation to detain terrorists was held in the Zhayil region of Chui oblast, press secretary of the State Committee for National Security Rakhat Sulaimanov told Kabar Agency.

He refused to disclose details, promising to do it later.

Meanwhile, according to media reports, during the special operation, two criminals were liquidated. How many criminals there were, it is not known.

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:24:58 +0600
Leader of Ata-Meken faction Tekebayev sentenced to 8 years in prison BISHKEK, Aug. 16, 2017 / Kabar /. The leader of the parliamentary Ata Meken faction Omurbek Tekebayev was sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment with confiscation of property by the decision of the Pervomaiskiy District Court of Bishkek.

The former head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Duishonkul Chotonov was also sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment with confiscation of property.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office opened a criminal case against Tekebaev and Chotonov for corruption and fraud. Russian businessman Leonid Maevsky addressed the State Committee for National Security accusing Tekebaev that in 2010 while Tekebayev was deputy chairman of the Provisional Government, received from him one million dollars of bribe for creating him a number of preferences in the sale of the cellular company "Megacom." He said that Tekebayev did not fulfill his obligations, and refused to return the received money.

In turn, Tekebaev and Chotonov refute Maevsky's words and said that they did not receive any money from him.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:26:42 +0600
Swiss citizen dies on the shore of Issyk-Kul lake BISHKEK, Aug. 11, 2017 / Kabar /. A Swiss citizen died in the village of Tamchi in Issyk-Kul oblast, who was vacationing with his family in one of the boarding houses, head of the press service of the regional police department, Stalbek Usubakunov, told Kabar.

He said that, the police received a call today at approximately 8:40 am that there is a man on the shore of the lake, not giving signs of life. Then the police officers found the corpse of a man of European nationality on the shore of the lake.

"After the interrogation of eyewitnesses it was found out that the man, born in 1943, is a Swiss citizen who came to rest with his wife. His wife is a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, and they have long lived in Bishkek. She also said that her husband had heart problems and in the morning he complained about poor health," Usubakunov said.

He added that during the examination of the body signs of violent death were not found. At the moment, an examination is being conducted to establish the exact cause of death.

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:14:30 +0600
Foreigner who planned to transfer Kyrgyz citizens to zones of armed conflicts detained BISHKEK, Aug. 11, 2017 / Kabar /. A member of the international terrorist organization (ITO) was arrested and planned to organize a corridor for the transfer of citizens to the zones of armed conflicts, the press service of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan reported.

The National Security Committee officers of the Kyrgyz Republic during counterterrorist activities, detained a citizen of one of the CIS countries, who planned to organize a corridor for the transfer of foreign citizens from zones of armed conflicts and who was on a wanted list for committed crimes in his home country.

A detained member of the international terrorist organization planned to stay in Kyrgyzstan to organize a sustainable corridor for the transfer of citizens of Central Asian countries to the countries of the Middle East.

"In accordance with the established procedure, the detainee was transferred to representatives of the competent authorities of partners for further criminal prosecution.

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:39:12 +0600
Members of international terrorist organization sentenced in Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK, Aug. 10, 2017. /Kabar/. By the decision of the collegium of the Batken regional court, a decision was taken against the members of the Islamic State, the international terrorist organization, who were previously detained by the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan.

Thus, members of the ITO were found guilty of committing crimes - preparing for robbery, recruiting, illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying firearms, as well as ammunition and explosives, Illegal crossing of the state border, forgery, sale or use of forged documents and excitation of national, racial, religious hostility and convicted with confiscation of property for periods from 12 to 15 years of imprisonment with serving a term of punishment in a penal colony of the strict regime.

In the course of counterterrorism measures conducted by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic, the subversive activities of the terrorist group of the ITO were suppressed in the territory of Kyrgyzstan. This group included citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, who were trained in Syria and Iraq and came back to Kyrgyzstan to organize and commit terrorist attack against civilians.

In the course of investigative measures, the material evidence was found and seized at the places of residence of the detained members of the ITO: the Kalashnikov assault rifle, hand grenades, ammunition of various caliber, literature of terrorist and extremist content, means of communication.

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:28:28 +0600
Five transvestites attacked a journalist and policemen in Bishkek Bishkek, August 4 / Kabar /. Journalist Karachach Shakirova and the police were attacked in Bishkek by transvestites. The journalist wrote about this on her social network page.

On Wednesday, during the filming a report together with representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, five transvestites attacked the group of reporters of Radar News Agency and they broke the camera.

Shakirova wrote that, she, along with police officers, came to the house, where the neighbors complained about the cries from the apartment where people with non-traditional sexual orientation live.

"During the filming, gay and transgender people attacked me, beat me, smashed the camera, tore my clothes and tore off jewelry. Now I'm trying to restore the video, I'll post it later," she writes.

In addition, they also attacked law enforcement officials, but they managed to pacify the attackers.

As a result, the journalist with multiple bruises was delivered and urgently hospitalized.

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:32:25 +0600
Former officials of Kyrgyzstan are convicted on charges of trying to seize power Bishkek, August 2 / Kabar /. Five former officials, members of the movement “People's Parliament” are sentenced to various terms of imprisonment on charges of preparing for forcible seizure of power, preparing for the use of violence against a representative of power. The decision was taken by the Pervomaiskiy District Court of Bishkek on August 2.

By decision of the court, former deputy prime minister and ex-governor of Jalal-Abad oblast Bekbolot Talgarbekov and president of Consumer Corporation Tolubai Kolubaev were sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment in a penal colony, former finance minister Marat Sultanov to 10 years, Toigonbek Kalmatov to 5 years (conditionally) and Alexander Gusev to 6 years (conditionally).

Members of the opposition organization People's Parliament were arrested on May 12, 2016, on charges of an attempted violent change of power.

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 23:16:50 +0600
Former MP Sadyr Japarov sentenced to 11.5 years in prison Bishkek, August 2 / Kabar /. Sadyr Zhaparov, former member of Kyrgyz Parliament is sentenced to 11 years and 6 months of imprisonment in a strict regime colony. The Pervomaiskiy District Court of Bishkek took such a decision on August 2.

The court found him guilty for taking a hostage, when protesters held hostage governor of Issyk-Kul oblast Emilbek Kaptagaev during the protest meeting in Karakol on October 7, 2013.

Japarov can file an appeal with the Bishkek City Court within 10 days.

Recall, Sadyr Japarov was detained by the State Committee for National Security officers at the end of March 2017.

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:25:28 +0600
12.9 thousand incidents and crimes registered in Kyrgyzstan since beginning of the year Bishkek, August 2 / Kabar /. Since the beginning of the year, the internal affairs of Kyrgyzstan registered 12 thousand 908 incidents and crimes in the country, the press service of the Ministry reported that this data was said at a meeting of the collegium of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic on the results of the operational and official activities of the Internal Affairs Departments for the first half of 2017.

In total, 12,209 criminal cases were initiated in the above-mentioned period, 11,452 were discovered. Investigative bodies of the Internal Affairs Departments investigated and sent to the court 9,959 criminal cases.

The main item on the agenda was the operational and service activities of the units of the Interior Ministry of the republic. Besides, the issues of strengthening the fight against religious extremism and terrorism, prevention and detection of crimes committed by minors and the organization of traffic safety in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic were discussed at the meeting.

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:02:45 +0600
83-year-old pensioner stabs his wife during quarrel Bishkek, July 18 / Kabar /. An 83-year-old pensioner is suspected of murdering of his 79-year-old wife, the Osh city police department reported.

It is reported that the incident occurred on July 14 in evening in the village of Japalak, which is part of the southern capital.

The suspect said that, on that day he was a little drunk. During the dining, he and his wife quarreled, he demanded her to gave water and feed to the cattle on time. The pensioner said that, his wife answered him in a harsh tone. After that, he could not restrain himself and stabbed his wife with a knife lying on the table. The wounded wife ran out into the street.

The police found that the woman ran out into the street to ask for help, but died because of lost of a lot of blood.

A criminal case was filed under the article "Murder". The suspect is placed in jail.

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:14:54 +0600
Kyrgyz citizen, after returning from Syria, was planning to create a terrorist unit Bishkek, July 13 / Kabar /. The employees of special services detained a member of the international terrorist organization 23-year-old citizen of Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the State Committee for National Security reported.

According to the information, the detainee, in 2015, while he was abroad, was recruited by emissaries of terrorist organizations and transferred to the Syrian-Iraqi zone of armed conflict. After passing combat training he was sent to Kyrgyzstan to create a militant underworld.

A criminal case is initiated. The detainee is placed in jail. The investigation is under way.

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:06:41 +0600
Counterfeiter detained in Issyk-Kul, who tried to change fake euro Bishkek, July 10 / Kabar /. A counterfeiter, a citizen of one of the CIS countries, was detained in Issyk-Kul oblast, the press service of the Issyk-Kul oblast police department reported.

According to the report, an employee of the exchange office of the village of Bostery called police because on July 8 at approximately 1 pm an unknown European man, aged about 50-55 years exchanged 4 banknotes of € 500 totaling € 2,000. During the exchange, the employee of the exchange office noticed that the money was counterfait, and called the police.

Thus, 54-year-old citizen of one of the CIS countries L. Valeriy was detained. The police found out that the detainee was wanted by the Chui regional police department for fraud.

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:22:25 +0600
World Kurultai of Turkic peoples in Cholpon-Ata canceled due to bomb in Rukh-Ordo Cholpon-Ata, July 2 / Kabar /. Today, the World Kurultai of Turkic peoples was to be held in the Rukh-Ordo memorial complex in Cholpon-Ata resort town. However, it was canceled because of a call about a bomb in the Rukh-Ordo.

Police department of Issyk-Kul oblast told Kabar Agency that, they received a call about the bomb at 06:00 local time. The police cordoned off the territory. However, sappers did not found explosive devices. The call turned out to be false, the police said.

The organizers of the event said that the conference in connection with this incident will be held in Almaty. "Representatives of the delegation are sent to Kazakhstan today," the organizers said.

About 130 people from more than 20 countries and nationalities came to the kurultai.

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 15:54:37 +0600
Prisoners of colony in Sokuluk stop hunger strike Bishkek, June 29 / Kabar /. The prisoners of the colony No. 19 in the village of Zhany-Zher in Sokuluk region, where the persons sentenced to life imprisonment are kept, stopped the hunger strike on June 29, head of the press service of the State Service for Punishments Execution of Kyrgyzstan Eleonora Sabatarova reported.

She said that 13 prisoners of the colony declared a hunger strike on June 27, expressing dissatisfaction with the conditions of detention. The explanatory work was conducted with them and they recognized the groundlessness of the previously presented requirements.

"All 13 convicts, who declared a hunger strike, officially refused from the action and started eating," the report said.

Sabatarova explained that earlier the prisoners could freely move around the territory in the colony, now they will be kept in cells, and this caused a protest.

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:13:43 +0600