Border guards attack finance policemen in Kazakhstan

Photo: Border guards attack finance policemen in Kazakhstan / Kazakhstan

Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 17 / Trend E. Kosolapova/

A junior inspector-radiotelephonist of border post of Kazakh National Security Committee's Border Service was caught red-handed by the Kazakh Financial Police in Pavlodar region while accepting a bribe.

During the arrest of the bribe taker, the finance policemen were attacked by him and his colleagues, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to the press-secretary of Pavlodar region's financial police department Samal Ahmedyanova.

"Border guards showed resistance to hide the bribe-taker from the prosecuting bodies," Ahmedyanova said.

According to the press-secretary, the finance policemen were injured, audio, video recorders and evidence material of the bribe taking were destructed as a result of border guards' illegal actions.

A criminal case on the fact was filed, Ahmedyanova said.

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