Former Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sapar Isakov June 9, was sentenced to 18 years imprisonment. It is reported “Radio Azattyk”.
Isakov attend the court did not and his guilt does not recognize. Another defendant in the case – former head of the Department of civic development, religious and ethnic policy of the office of the President of Kyrgyzstan Mira Karybaeva – sentenced to a fine in the amount of 260 thousand soms (93 thousand UAH).
The court found Isakov guilty under article 319 of the Criminal code of Kyrgyzstan (“Corruption”). According to the court, the former Prime Minister must also pay the state a penalty of 247,6 million som (88.5 million UAH).
Isakov was found guilty of financial irregularities during the reconstruction of the Historical Museum in Bishkek and the construction of a Hippodrome in Cholpon-ATA. According to the Prosecutor General of the country, the total damage from illegal actions in this case amounted to 247 million kgs (88 million).
Isakov was appointed Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan from August 2017 to April 2018, when together with his government was dismissed in connection with the vote of no confidence. And in may of that year, he was charged with corruption.