Arrest of ex-president of Kyrgyzstan Atambayev extended
Almaty. January 16. KazTAG - The court has extended the arrest of Almazbek Atambayev, ex-president of Kyrgyzstan until March 15, reports the Kyrgyzstan Telegraph Agency (KyrTAG).
"The court has extended the measure of restraint by two months - i.e until March 15," said Atambayev's lawyer Zamir Shooshev.
Until March 15 Atambayev will be staying in the pre-trial detention facility of the state committee of national security of Kyrgyzstan.
A judicial hearing was held on March 14 in the case of illegal release of so-called "thief in law" Aziz Batukayev which involves Atambayev.
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