In Kyrgyzstan, more than 15 people were detained in the case of preparing a violent seizure of power, the portal reports. 24.kg with reference to information from the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan (GKNB).
The riots, according to security officials, should have started after the announcement of the results of the early parliamentary elections, which are scheduled for November 28. Following the previous elections in October 2020, mass protests took place in Kyrgyzstan, which led to the resignation of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, the results of the vote were annulled.
“We have obtained irrefutable evidence of the criminal activity of a group of persons led by certain destructive political forces, including parliament members and former high-ranking officials. After the results of the upcoming parliamentary elections were announced, citizens planned to organize rallies in Bishkek with a violent seizure of power, ”the State Committee for National Security said.
The committee clarified that the organizers recruited about 1,000 young people to participate in the riots, with whom “systematic meetings were held aimed at ideological indoctrination against state structures, and plans to provoke mass riots were discussed.”
During the searches, firearms, ammunition and drugs were seized from the detainees and in their office.