Criminal case on radioactive coal supply to Kyrgyzstan transferred to court
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 25 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kyrgyzstan's Attorney General's Office completed the investigation of a criminal case on supply of about 9,000 tons of radioactive coal from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Attorney General's Office reported. The criminal case is transferred to court.
"Kyrgyz Attorney General's Office completed the investigation on coal supply from Kulan field to Bishkek HPP on Jan.21," the Attorney General's Office said on Wednesday.
Kazakhstan supplied 8,576 tons of coal from Kulan field to Kyrgyzstan in September. Later, the radiation background of the Kulan field was estimated at 8-10 times higher than the norm. Kyrgyz Attorney General's Office filed a criminal case against officials of the Kyrgyz Railway and Energo Customs Procedures Department under the articles "illegal handling of radioactive materials" and "abuse of power".