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Supreme Court upholds measure of restraint to Zhantoro Satybaldiev

The Judicial Board for Criminal Cases and Administrative Offenses of the Supreme Court examined the judicial material on the measure of restraint to the former Prime Minister Zhantoro Satybaldiev. The press service of the Supreme Court reported.

It is specified that the court decided to uphold the decision of the two previous instance courts. Ex-head of the Cabinet will remain in custody in the pretrial detention center of the State Committee for National Security until the end of the investigation.

At least four criminal cases were initiated and seven former top managers of the energy sector were arrested on the breakdown and modernization of Bishkek Heating and Power Plant, including the former head of the Energy Holding Aibek Kaliev and the former general director of Electric Stations OJSC Salaidin Avazov.

In addition, one more former prime minister- Sapar Isakov, ex-mayor of Bishkek Kubanychbek Kulmatov and MP Osmonbek Artykbaev are in custody. All of them were charged with corruption.