Criminal case opened against wife of ex-president Almazbek Atambayev, Raisa Atambayeva. She commented on Manas Arabayev’s allegations of her pressure on judges, 24kg reports.

As stated her, she has never interfered in politics, did not exert any pressure on judges and generally does not know where courts are located.

"I do know Manas Arabaev, because he was in the team of Almazbek Atambayev. I know that politics is a dirty business, that is why I tried not to interfere in politics. I don’t even know where which court is located. When I was first lady, I did not interfere anywhere. Today, I found out that a criminal case has also been opened against me", -noted Raisa Atambayeva.

Recall, the former gray cardinal of the judicial system, Manas Arabaev, testified against Raisa Atambayeva. According to him, the former first lady stood up for the former chairwoman of the Sverdlovsky District Court of Bishkek Elvira Dzharkeeva and asked not to touch her. Some Bektursun Aitaliev came to meetings on the case of BLS construction company on her behalf.

"The Qazaq Times"