Kazakh Prosecutor's office spreads information on special operation
As previously reported, there was an armed attack on police officers on July 28 in Almaty. As a result, police officer Yerzhan Kayrakbaev died on the spot, and Ernaz Kozhakhmetov was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head, the Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan said.
The criminals took possession of the police service weapon (a Kalashnikov, and Makarov pistol).
A criminal case under Article 96 (murder) of the Criminal Code was filled on the same day.
As a result of the recent operational measures suspects were identified. They were previously convicted of serious crimes.
It was also found that they were serving sentences in a correctional institution and united in a gang to commit robberies after jail release.
The criminals were planning to commit robbery on the day of the attack on the police officers.
Their plans were disrupted by police officers serving in the area of the city. Suspecting criminals, the police decided to check their documents, but were shot by the bandits.
The criminals were found today. During the special operation to detain criminals, they refused to surrender and opened fire.
All six criminals were eliminated by response fire. Firearms were found and seized at the scene.
There are no victims among civilians and law enforcement personnel.
Urgent investigative actions are carried out at the scene.