On November 19, 2019, the Department of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Atyrau region, with the approval of a specialized investigative court in the city of Atyrau, detained and placed in a pre-trial detention center two Chinese citizens for giving a bribe to an authorized employee of the National Security Committee in the amount of two million tenge.
The bribe was intended for a positive consideration of the administrative case in court with regard to a foreigner who illegally carried out labor activities in Atyrau city.
In addition, the bribe giver offered a monthly monetary reward in the amount of two hundred thousand tenge for further general patronage of Chinese citizens.
The detainees confessed.
Investigative measures are conducted.
National Security Committee
Republic of Kazakhstan