Kyrgyzstan's ex-president arrested after raids on home

Kyrgyzstan's ex-president arrested after raids on home
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Kyrgyzstan 's security forces have arrested former President Almazbek Atambayev after a botched raid on his property overnight resulted in the death of one officer.

According to media reports, the former president surrendered and was taken to the capital, Bishkek.

Current President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said Mr Atambayev, who was initially wanted for questioning as a witness, had committed a "grave crime".

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