The Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs found a list of expenses for organizing riot in the house of Kyrgyz ex-president Almazbek Atambayev, Ministry said in a statement.
During the search, they found sheets with lists of people indicating settlements, phone numbers, and also records were found with total expenses of KGS 2.225 million ($ 32 thousand) and $ 318 thousand.
According to preliminary data, these amounts were spent on maintenance and financing of participants in rallies and riots, the report said adding that Almazbek Atambayev, who was deprived of his immunity, was detained on August 8 at his residence in the village of Koi Tash, Chuy Province, during an almost 24-hour special operation.
Supporters of the former head of state, who repeatedly rejected all the charges against him, resisted, and one special forces officer was killed. During the confrontation, over 100 people turned for medical help, including police officers.
Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov said Atambayev violated the constitution by displaying armed resistance to security forces. The court authorized the arrest of the ex-president at least until August 26, and Atambayev was taken to the pre-trial detention center of the State Committee for Kyrgyz National Security.