Supplementary Seizure of Weapons from Criminal Groups in Almaty RegionPrint page
As previously reported, on May 27, 2020, the National Security Committee together with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as a result of a special operation in Almaty city and Almaty Region, prevented the illegal activities of two opposing organized crime groups.
During search measures were found and seized 11 units of various types of weapons and more than 200 ammunitions in the defendants’ places of residence.
During the pre-trial investigation, the detained participants pleaded guilty and expressed their eagerness to cooperate with the investigation.
In addition, two suspects filed a voluntary surrender of their previously concealed firearms and their ammunition.
As a result, on June 1, 2020, a “Kalashnikov” assault rifle with ammunition, a “Saiga-410” criminal rifled carbine and a hunting rifle were found and seized in Taldykorgan and Eskeldinsky district of the Almaty region.
Investigative measures are ongoing.
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