On February 3, 2019, the head of the Department of tax and customs offenses investigation of the EIS (Economic Investigation Service) DPR (Department of Public Revenue) East Kazakhstan region M. Abdrakhmanov was detained red-handedly by the Department of the National Security Committee of East Kazakhstan region for the extortion of 50 thousand US dollars from a local entrepreneur.
On August 13, 2019, according to the results of the criminal case investigation, by the court № 2 of Ust-Kamenogorsk M. Abdrakhmanov was found guilty and sentenced to 7 years in prison under the paragraph 1 part 3 article 366 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan for “taking a bribe”.
On October 3, 2019, by a resolution of the judicial board for criminal cases of East Kazakhstan Regional Court, the sentence of the trial court was upheld.
National Security Committee
The Republic of Kazakhstan