January events: In respect of 4561 persons the court limited to a warning
In total, the courts considered 9,213 administrative cases related to the January events.
This was announced by Deputy Head of the 1st Service of the General Prosecutor’s Office Yeldos Kilymzhanov, Kazinform correspondent reports.
As Yeldos Kilymzhanov noted, in pursuance of the order of the President of the country to mitigate punishment, in the absence of aggravating circumstances, the following work was carried out. According to the General Prosecutor’s Office, in total, the courts considered 9,213 administrative cases related to the January events. “The court, taking into account the mitigating circumstances and the repentance of the offenders, limited itself to a warning in respect of 4,561 persons. At the request of prosecutors, 1,083 persons were released from arrest, 490 fines were replaced with warnings, 386 administrative cases were completely terminated due to lack of composition. Currently, 362 people are under administrative arrest and 1,245 people have been fined. At the same time, another 298 petitions of prosecutors for mitigation of administrative punishment are under consideration in the courts. We will carry out similar work on criminal offenses of small and medium severity in the absence of aggravating circumstances,” said Yeldos Kilymzhanov during a briefing at the CCS site. Earlier, the General Prosecutor’s Office stated that the largest number of those arrested falls on cases of terrorism and mass riots, these are 464 persons.
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