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Supporters are holding demonstrations to protest the arrest, which occurred shortly after Tekebayev arrived in Bishkek airport early Sunday on a flight from Vienna.
Askarov, who can appeal the ruling in the Supreme Court, shouted out after the verdict that he would go on hunger strike in protest.
Kyrgyzstan had announced that the country of six million would observe a day of mourning on Tuesday.
Turkish media reports say the plane belonged to an Istanbul-based cargo company and it had departed from Hong Kong.
It is a rare military position occupied by an overseas Keralite, said Omar Abu Baker, media adviser of Rafik.
India and Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday signed six agreements, including on tourism, agriculture and youth affairs.
Kyrgyzstan used to host a U.S. air base that supported military operations in Afghanistan, but it evicted the U.S. in 2014.