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Convicted Zhantoro Satybaldiev hospitalized

Former prime minister of Kyrgyzstan Zhantoro Satybaldiev was hospitalized in the Bishkek Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics. The State Penitentiary Service informed 24.kg news agency.

The former official is in the hospital under escort. However, the state service did not specify diagnosis of the convicted.

Riots took place in the capital of Kyrgyzstan after the parliamentary elections. On the night of October 5-6, the protesters seized the White House and set it on fire. On the same night, former president Almazbek Atambayev, ex-prime ministers Zhantoro Satybaldiev and Sapar Isakov, as well as former parliament members Ravshan Dzheenbekov and Sadyr Japarov, and others were released from prison. Later, the State Penitentiary Service called it illegal and demanded from all prisoners to return to detention facilities. A few days later, Zhantoro Satybaldiev himself came to prison colony No. 47.

Zhantoro Satybaldiev is serving a sentence within specialists in energetics case.