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Kyrgyz man arrested for allegedly forging documents for terrorists

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 19 February 2013
Cite as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Kyrgyz man arrested for allegedly forging documents for terrorists, 19 February 2013, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/513dd1b123.html [accessed 20 September 2014]
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February 19, 2013

By RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service

BISHKEK – Kyrgyz authorities have launched investigations against a man suspected of forging documents for terrorists.

Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security (UKMK) said on February 19 that a 36-year-old resident of the southern Osh region was arrested after investigators found a number of forged documents in his house.

Kyrgyz national passports, military certificates, and birth certificates were among the documents.

Photos and forged identification papers of a citizen of Uzbekistan, who had been earlier convicted in Kyrgyzstan for terrorism, were among the discovered items.

Also, sophisticated equipment used to forge documents was confiscated from the suspect's house.

The suspect is currently detained in the UKMK's detention center.

With reporting by 24kg.org and Kant.kg

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