Ex-Governor White was diagnosed with risk of stroke, said his wife

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotobanka-Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh in the Presnensky court of Moscow. Archival photoEx-Governor White was diagnosed with risk of stroke, said his wife© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

The ex-Governor of the Kirov region Nikita White called the ambulance in the Presnensky court of Moscow, where he considers his case, told RIA Novosti his wife Catherine White.

According to her, during the trial, he felt bad because of back pain and asked for a break to lie down, but the court refused. Eventually had to summon an ambulance.

«He was diagnosed with threatened stroke. Low sugar and much pressure 220, 100, hypertension of the second degree. The nurse gave an injection and gave tablets and went,» she said. White added that after the injection the accused was returned to jail.

The ex-Governor is accused of bribe reception in especially large size. According to investigators, in 2012-2016 it personally and through intermediaries has received bribes for a total amount of 600 thousand euros. White was caught red-handed 24 June 2016 in one of the Moscow restaurants.

Shortly thereafter, the White President of Russia Vladimir Putin removed him from his post of the Governor in connection with loss of trust. White himself does not plead guilty.