Ex-Kyrgyz prime minister Omurbek Babanov arrested for 2 months

Ex-Kyrgyz prime minister Omurbek Babanov arrested for 2 months

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# 02 June 2021 16:20 (UTC +04:00)

 Pervomai district court of Bishkek ruled to arrest ex-PM Omurbek Babanov for 2 months until July 31, APA reports citing Akipress.

He will be held in the pre-trial detention facility of the State National Security Committee.

Babanov was detained on May 31 on suspicion of corruption as part of the criminal probe into various stages of the Kumtor development.

The court heard two motions, checking the legality of the suspect's detention and selection of form of arrest, they were considered separately.

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