05 October, 2022 2354

The judgement for ex-Akim of Atyrau region was rendered

On May 17, the trial of the former first deputy akim of the Atyrau region Nurlan Taubaev and the head of the construction department Timur Basarov ended.

Recall that Taubaev and Basarov are charged under Part 3 of Art. 24, part 4 of Art. 366 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Attempt to receive a bribe on an especially large scale." They were detained on suspicion of taking a bribe in the amount of 182 million tenge on September 10, 2020. In April last year, the main trial of ex-officials began.

"In July 2020, the akimat of the Atyrau region decided to build a hospital in the city of Kulsary, Zhylyoi district. The construction work was carried out by BKK LLP. The defendant Taubaev, being the deputy akim of the region and supervising the construction sector, met with the deputy director of BKK LLP and demanded a bribe in the amount of 10% of the amount of the contract. Later, the amount of the bribe with the participation of the defendant B. (the head of the Construction Department) was agreed in the amount of 7% - 185,500,000 tenge. Taubaev instructed the defendant Basarov to collect the money. After which Basarov received from the victim a bribe in in the amount of 185,730,004 tenge (423,900 US dollars and 5,000,000 tenge. During the transfer of the bribe, Basarov was detained by the anti-corruption service. The specified circumstances and the guilt of the defendants are confirmed by the confessions of the defendant Basarov, the testimony of the victim, witnesses, protocols of inspection of the scene, personal search , correspondence in the messenger "Whats app", video view from surveillance cameras, the results of SORM and NSD, the conclusions of examinations," the press service of the specialized inter-district court for criminal cases of Atyrau region reported.

Today, on May 17, the verdict was announced in the specialized inter-district court for criminal cases of Atyrau region.

The court ruled to find ex-zamakim of the Atyrau region Nurlan Taubaev guilty and to impose a sentence of 10 years in prison in a minimum security institution with life imprisonment for holding positions in the civil service.

The former head of the regional construction department, Timur Basarov, was sentenced to five years in prison in a minimum security facility with a life-long deprivation of the right to hold positions in the civil service.

"The court found the defendant Taubaev guilty under Art. 24 Part 3, 366 Part 4 of the Criminal Code (attempt to receive a bribe by a person holding a responsible public position, by extortion, by a group of persons by prior conspiracy, on an especially large scale), Basarov - under Articles 28 Part 5, 24 Part 3, 366 Part 4 of the Criminal Code (complicity in the said actions).The court recognized the violation of the oath taken as an aggravating circumstance for Taubaev. punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of 10 to 15 years.According to the law (Article 56 part 3 of the Criminal Code), in case of an attempted crime, the punishment cannot exceed ¾ of the maximum punishment, that is, 11 years 3 months.

The court sentenced the defendant Taubaev to 10 years in prison. Defendant Basarov, taking into account the absence of aggravating circumstances and the requirements of the law (punishment no more than 8 years 5 months), with the application of part 4 of article 55 of the Criminal Code, was sentenced to 5 years in prison," the report says.

Note that the verdict has not yet entered into force. It can be appealed within 15 days.

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