Kazakh border service’s ex-head to be tried in late January

Kazakhstan Materials 13 January 2015 12:43 (UTC +04:00)

Astana, Kazakhstan, Jan. 13

By Daniar Mukhtarov - Trend:

The former head of the border service of Kazakhstan's national security committee, Nurlan Dzhulamanov, will be tried in late January, the press service of Kazakh military court told Trend.

"The defendant Dzhulamanov will appear in a specialized interdistrict military court on criminal cases on Jan. 26," the press service said. "The trial will be headed by the chairman of the court, Yerbol Akhmetzhanov."

Earlier, it was reported that the military court of the Akmola garrison examined the materials on authorizing a preventive measure against Dzhulamanov.

Dzhulamanov was charged on two counts: the creation and management of transnational criminal community (transnational criminal organization), as well as participation in it (Article 235, Part 3) and bribery (Article 311 Part 5).

It was also noted that the commander of the Almaty military unit #2458, Kairat Balmagambetov, who is charged with two counts - the articles 311 and 235 of Kazakhstan's Criminal Code, will appear in court as well.