Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian, who was arrested on corruption charges, was released from custody on health grounds. It clarifies the Associated Press, the policy was released a month for medical treatment in connection with neurodegenerative disease. According to others, a prison sentence was replaced by conditional on the need for monthly monitoring of the health status of the convict. It was reported that in prison 64-year-old Chen Shui-bian was suffering from depression, sleep disorders, heart disease and nervous system, as well as trying to commit suicide. Chen was convicted together with his wife in 2009 on charges of corruption during the reign of 2000-2008. Initially, the sentence was 18.5 years, but was later increased to 20 years. The other day, the court added to this term and a half years for taking bribes.