Son of the former president of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, Seyitbek, was summoned for interrogation. Lawyer Sergey Slesarev confirmed the information, 24kg reports.
According to him, Seyitbek Atambayev was summoned by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. He was questioned as a witness and released home.
On August 7, the special forces of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan attempted to storm Almazbek Atambayev’s residence in Koi-Tash village. The storm failed twice. About 45 people were injured during the riots; the Deputy Commander of Alpha special forces died from a gunshot wound.
On August 8, special units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs carried out special operation to detain the former president Atambayev. All roads to Koi-Tash were blocked, communication was jammed, access to the Internet was blocked. At least 3,000 police officers and special machinery were pulled in to the epicenter. After a two-hour confrontation, the police managed to force the situation — Almazbek Atambayev decided to surrender. He was taken to the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan for interrogation. He was detained.