Georgian man gets 11 years in jail for attempting to smuggle ecstasy SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM - Specialized Inter-District Criminal Court of Shymkent has sentenced a Georgian citizen to 11 years and six months in prison for attempting to smuggle psychotropic substances, the press service of the Financial Monitoring Committee under the Ministry of Finance reports.
Internal Affairs Minister holds talks with Interpol president ALMATY. KAZINFORM - A meeting of the Kazakh Minister of Internal Affairs Yerlan Turgumbayev with the president of the International Criminal Police Organization- Interpol Kim Jong Yan was held at the representative office of the Ministry in Almaty, Kazinform reports referring to the press service of the Ministry.
OSCE to hold training in Astana to counter narcotic drugs online trade ASTANA. KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Astana, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office of the United States Embassy in Astana, Law Enforcement Academy under the General Prosecutor's Office will organize a training course on countering online trade of narcotic drugs. It will take place on 15 -18 May, in Astana.
IBU suspends Kazakh national team doctor on suspicion of anti-doping rule violation. ASTANA. KAZINFORM The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has provisionally suspended Kazakhstan's biathlon team doctor Khossilbek Tagayev on suspicion of committing an anti-doping rule violation, Kazinform refers to the IBU.
IBU to launch investigation following searches of Kazakhstan national team in Italy ASTANA. KAZINFORM The International Biathlon Union (IBU) will begin an investigation following a search at the hotel where Kazakhstan national team is accommodated during the sixth stage of the World Cup, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh FM, UN Undersecretary talk over fight against drug trafficking ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kairat Abdrakhmanov, the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, has met with Yury Fedotov, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today, the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry reports.
Kazakhstan, Tajikistan discuss strengthening partnership in security ASTANA. KAZINFORM Security Councils of Kazakhstan and Tajikistan held scheduled consultations under the chairmanship of Assistant to the President - Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan Vladimir Zhumakanov and Secretary of the Security Council of Tajikistan Abdurakhim Kakhkharov, the Akorda press service reports.
Fmr head of Almaty Auezov district police dept detained ASTANA. KAZINFORM On May 29-30, National Security Committee, in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, conducted a special operation to curb the activity of an organized criminal group engaged in extorting money from entrepreneurs, organizing smuggling channels across the state border with the PRC, and other crimes, Including kidnapping and contract killings.