Kempir-Abad case: Investigation completed, case to go to court

All defendants in the so-called Kempir-Abad case were additionally charged with an attempt to forcibly seize and hold on to power. A lawyer Baktybek Avtandil told 24.kg news agency.

According to him, the investigation is completed. Lawyers and their clients should be provided with materials for review. After that, the case will go to court. «Most likely, the process will not start until June,» Baktybek Avtandil believes.

The Committee for protection of Kempir-Abad reservoir was created on October 22. It includes activists, politicians and MPs. On the same day, in an interview with Kabar news agency, President Sadyr Japarov said: the authorities have information who was behind the rallies and marches on Kempir-Abad issue.

Mass arrests began on October 23. Authorities placed 27 people in jail on charges of preparing for riots.

On April 12, the court changed the measure of restraint for Klara Sooronkulova, Gulnara Dzhurabaeva, Mambetzhunus Abylov and several other defendants in this criminal case to house arrest.

Source: 24.kg News Agency