Former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev was arrested for a term of up to August 26 by a court order. Report informs that the dues statement came by his lawyer Sergei Slesarev.
The ex-president was placed in the pre-trial detention center of the State Committee for National Security.
According to Slesarev, Atambayev was charged with preliminary charges in the case of illegal release of 'thief in law' Aziz Batukaev.
Earlier it was informed that yesterday former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, who surrendered to the security forces following the raid, was taken to the Main Investigation Department of the Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan.
Atambayev is expected to face questioning on the fact of hostage-taking and murder of the Deputy commander of the unit "Alpha" during the assault at his residence in Koi-Tash.