Names of defendants in Astana LRT case announced
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The names of the defendants in the case of embezzlement at Astana LRT were announced in the Nur-Sultan city court, Kazpravda.kz reports.
It is reported that there will be seven people on trial: ex-head of the department of passenger transport and highways of the capital Rashid Amanzhulov, former deputy and secretary of the Nur-Sultan maslikhat Zhanat Nurpiisov, ex-chairman of the board of Astana Innovations JSC Talgat Ashim, as well as employees of enterprises Timur Kasabaev, Ulugbek Achilov, Dulat Musenov and Dauren Abdykhamitov.
Earlier it was reported that two more suspects - Sultanbekov K. and Ardan T. - are on the international wanted list.
The first hearing in the case is scheduled for 10 am on October 29.
Recall that at the meeting on further development of the capital on October 8, 2019, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, instructed to intensify the investigation into the situation with the construction of light rail transport (LRT) lines in Nur-Sultan.