Mayor of Kostanay may step down
The mayor of Kostanay, Kairat Akhmetov may resign because of the investigation against his deputy, Kazpravda.kz correspondent refers to special investigator of the Anti-Corruption Agency, Daniyar Bigaydarov, announcing at the online briefing.
Kostanay region’s anti-corruption service is conducting a pre-trial investigation against a number of akimat officials.
"They are suspected of abuse of official powers, specifically in illegal change of the intended purpose of the land plot for the construction of a store and issuance of an architectural and planning assignment," Bigaidarov said.
On July 23, by the order of the mayor of Kostanay, the deputy mayor Andrei Fink, who is under investigation, was dismissed from his public office for negative reasons.
"If his guilt is proven in court, then within 10 calendar days the mayor of the city, Akhmetov will have to resign," Bigaidarov summed up.