Release of famous thief in law, Aziz Batukaev, cause public outcry in Kyrgyzstan. It is known that the court decided to release the criminal ahead of schedule due to a fatal illness. Doctors diagnosed him with cirrhosis of the liver and leukemia. Right after liberation, Batukaev and his family left the country. According to sources, now he is in the Chechen republic. According to the rumours, prison officials received huge sums of money for his release.
A thief in law has absconded from Kyrgyzstan and is hiding in Chechnya. Earlier he had served a term for illegal storage of firearms; this time, he was convicted for a ‘drunk’ traffic accident. The Kyrgyz authorities are still figuring out who had released Aziz Batukaev and hope for his extradition from Russia. However, this is unlikely. Apparently, the thief in law feels more comfortable in Chechnya.