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In Kyrgyzstan, learned of the imminent release of his brother Bakiyev

21.11.2011 16:15
  In Kyrgyzstan, learned of the imminent release of his brother Bakiyev
Brother of former Kyrgyz President Bakiyev Ahmad, convicted on charges of organizing mass riots and other crimes in the coming days will be released. Of the agency "" said his lawyer Ravshan Maksudov.

Akhmat Bakiyev was arrested in July 2010 - shortly after the incident in the republic coup. In August 2011 he was sentenced: Former president of kin, was sentenced to seven years in prison. Later, however, Ahmad Bakiyev was amnestied, resulting in a term of imprisonment was reduced by one third.

According to the lawyer, taking into account the time spent by his client in custody, as well as the fact that he sat for about a year in jail of the State Committee for National Security (which, as explained by a lawyer, "the day is counted as two"), appointed by the sentence already served Akhmat Bakiev .

At the same time Maksudov noted that the decision of the second court (which upheld the verdict, but has applied for amnesty Bakiyev) was appealed - as victims, who appeared in this case and the defense, insisting on a complete acquittal of the convicted person.

The official release of information on the timing of Akhmat Bakiyev has not yet been reported. He himself, however, as reported by "Fergana" referring to the chief editor of the weekly "MK-Asia" Ulugbek Babakulov (who recently visited the colony, where keeping a relative of ex-president), said that "hopes soon to be released."

After the coup in Kyrgyzstan's new authorities have accused the former president and some of his relatives in the organization of mass disorders that took place in the country in May 2010. Akhmat Bakiyev also charged with the creation of an illegal armed group, extortion, land grabbing and other crimes.

After last year's rebellion in the search were also declared himself Kurmanbek Bakiyev, his brother Zhanysh, who led the State Guard Service, and his son Maxim, who headed the agency for development, investment and innovation.

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