Former Kirov Governor White complained of deteriorating health in jail

Nikita Belykh

The former Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh, who is under arrest in Matrosskaya Tishina jail on charges of taking bribes, has deteriorated health. This was reported by his lawyer Andrei Screens Thursday, August 3, reports TASS.

“White went to the doctors hospital jail “sailor’s silence” in connection with the aggravation of his chronic diseases,” said the lawyer, adding that the deterioration of health associated with heat.

According to the Agency, the last time he sought medical help in March.

In late January, White decided to was transferred from the SIZO “Lefortovo” in “Matrosskaya Tishina” because of health problems. The medical Commission recognized the presence of several chronic diseases, reported Deputy Chairman of the Public monitoring Commission of Moscow eve Markachev. Screening was then told that the ex-Governor, he felt “taken away left leg”. In addition, he suffers from diabetes.

27 July it became known that the Investigative Committee has finished investigation of the criminal case against White and sent it to the Prosecutor for approval of the indictment. Former senior official accused of corruption on several counts.

White was caught red-handed in a Moscow restaurant while receiving 150 thousand euros in June 2016. The investigation claims that it was only part of the bribes for a total amount of 400 thousand euros. The investigation on this episode was completed in March. In total, according to investigators, the Governor illegally received from the Kirov businessmen about 600 thousand euros in 2012-2016.

The officer has headed the Kirov region in 2009. In July last year, a month after the arrest, he was dismissed in connection with loss of trust.