“Two more accomplices of the ex-head of BTA Bank voluntarily returned to Kazakhstan

– Being in the international search associates of the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov have voluntarily returned to Kazakhstan, reported the press service of the national Bureau on combating corruption of the Republic.

“On 16 October from the city /world/574366”>net profit other wanted Yerzhan Kadisov, when Ablyazov held the position of Deputy head of Department for problem loans, and former Deputy head of corporate business No. 6 Zaure dzhunusova. They were wanted in 2009 with a measure of restraint “arrest”, which was commuted after their arrival to Kazakhstan. Currently, with their participation, conducted investigations.

The Case Of Ablyazov

The case against Ablyazov, who for many years lived abroad, was launched in Kazakhstan in 2009. Ablyazov and his accomplices were charged with the creation and leadership of a criminal community, embezzlement of funds of “BTA Bank” and the legalization (laundering) of illegally using the Bank’s money and abuse of power. The investigation found that the stolen funds were pension savings, personal savings of citizens of Kazakhstan and loans from foreign financial institutions.

July 31, 2013, Ablyazov was arrested by the French authorities. In August 2013, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Ukraine independently from each other, independently and in accordance with the requirements of the national legislation of each country filed requests for the extradition of Ablyazov from France.

In September 2015, the French government issued a decision to extradite Ablyazov to Russia, where the banker was supposed to appear before the court on charges of embezzlement, fraud and launder stolen.

However, on 9 December 2016, the state Council of France repealed the decree of the Prime Minister of this country to extradite Ablyazov to Russia and sent a banker to freedom. In support of the French state Council pointed out that his extradition is requested for political purposes.

Ablyazov sentenced in Kazakhstan in absentia to 20 years of imprisonment with property confiscation, a fine of 300 MCI (Monthly calculation index – 2269 tenge) and deprivation of the right to engage in professional activities in the banking sector for a period of 3 years.

Along with it convicted the Chairman of the Board of the Bank Saduakas Mamas and Chairman of credit Committee Zhaksylyk Zharimbetov, they were sentenced to five years imprisonment each. The Bank Director lending Kairat Sadykov sentenced to 15 years in prison, with confiscation of property and deprivation of the right to engage in professional activities for three years.

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