The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) press service stated, that on February 13, 2006, police detained A. Ergeshev in Kyzyl Kiya for illegal possession of explosives and 6 books, 32 brochures, 51 leaflets and 4 computer disks of extremist religious content. 2 notebooks full of information about the connections of members of the religious-extremist organization “Hizb-ut-Tahrir” were also seized.
According to the Bishkek City Police Department (BCPD) press service, on February 9, 2006, police detained a Bishkek resident N. Smanov who was distributing leaflets of extremist religious content. 20 leaflets were seized.
Charges against these individuals have started, states BCPD press service.