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.