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Arrested Aibek Kaliev complains of health problems

The former head of Energy Holding Company, Aibek Kaliev, complains of health problems. His lawyer Baktybek Zhumashev informed 24.kg news agency.

According to him, the patient has acute gastritis and pyelonephritis. «Now he undergoes tests and medical examination. If necessary, we will apply for transfer to a medical unit,» Baktybek Zhumashev said.

Aibek Kaliev is accused of corruption. He was arrested on April 19. Earlier, lawyers appealed his measure of restraint.

At least 7 former top managers of the energy sector were arrested within the investigation of five criminal cases on the modernization of the Bishkek Heating and Power Plant, including the former general director of Electric Stations OJSC Salaidin Avazov. All of them were charged with corruption.

The former Prime Minister Sapar Isakov, the ex-mayor of Bishkek Kubanychbek Kulmatov and the deputy of the Parliament from SDPK faction Osmonbek Artykbayev were also charged with corruption.