UPDATE 1-Kyrgyz ex-president charged with murder, unrest -prosecutors cited by Interfax
By Editor - Tue Aug 13, 1:33 am
Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Kyrgyzstan’s ex-president Almazbek Atambayev with murder and causing mass unrest, news agency Interfax reported, after a deadly clash last week with security forces who were seeking to arrest him. Atambayev, 62, surrendered to police on Thursday when they raided his house and took him in for questioning over a corruption case. Atambayev’s supporters had repulsed a similar raid the previous day in which one security officer was killed.
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