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Release of Aziz Batukaev. Ex-Minister of Health arrested

Former Health Minister of Kyrgyzstan Dinara Saginbaeva was arrested within the criminal case on illegal release of the kingpin Aziz Batukaev. The Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed the information to 24.kg news agency.

She was questioned and placed in a detention center the day before.

The criminal case on the illegal release of the crime boss Aziz Batukaev was resumed in January 2019. The doctors and a laboratory assistant who diagnosed him with cancer are defendants in the case. Former officials and deputies are also involved in the case.