Twenty criminal cases filed against former Almaty mayor
Kazakhstan, Astana, Feb.23/Trend, T.Nurmagambetov /
Some 20 criminal cases have been filed against former Almaty Mayor Viktor Khrapunov, Kazakh Agency for Fighting Economic Crimes and Corruption representative Murad Zhumanbay said.
"The agency has filed and is investigating 20 criminal cases against Khrapunov in a series of corruption and economic crimes. Khrapunov has been charged in absentia and the court has sanctioned his arrest. On Feb. 8, Khrapunov was included onthe international wanted list," Zhumanbay said at a briefing on Thursday.