13 November 2019,   18:57
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Former Kyrgyz president"s pretrial detention extended

The Former Kyrgyz president"s pretrial detention is extended. Almazbek Atambayev will remain in custody until October 26.

He is accused of corruption and murder. The trial was held in the building of the State Security Committee in Bishkek. Neither members of the president"s family, his supporters, nor media representatives were allowed to attend the process.

Almazbek Atambayev ruled Kyrgyzstan from 2011 to 2017.

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