Kyrgyzstan’s president has agreed to resign amidst heavy opposition. This information has been given from his office. Opposition to the parliamentary election results held on Sunday in Kyrgyzstan. The protesters also ransacked the Parliament House.
On Tuesday, there was tremendous resentment among the protesters and they vandalized the government and security headquarters, attacking the country’s parliament in the early hours. Not only this, but angry people also rescued former President Almazbek Atmayev from custody. President Suranbe Jeenbekov called this act an attempt to illegally occupy power by political forces. However, the President said that he still has control over the country and will strictly stop the rallies and protests going on in many cities across the country.
The protesters demand that the election results be canceled. Let the protesters allege that the votes were purchased in the election against which aggressive demonstrations are going on. However, the Central Election Commission on Tuesday rejected the results after considering their request. Violent clashes with the police also took place. The protesters ransacked the presidential and parliament building at the central crossroads of Bishkek.
The building, known locally as the White House, also had arson and explosions on Tuesday morning. Thousands of people were seen roaming the building in media reports. Then some people rescued former President Almazbek Atmayev from custody.