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Kazakh deputy minister of energy detained on corruption charges

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Staff Writer | March 3, 2018
Kazakhstan's Deputy Minister of Energy Gani Sadibekov has been arrested on embezzlement charges, Kazakhstan’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau said.
Gani Sadibekov
Kazakhstan   Gani Sadibekov
The statement said that Deputy Minister of Energy Sadibekov and Duanbek D. stole public funds, allocated for the cleaning of the lake in the Shchuchinsk-Borovo resort zone, Sputnik-Kazakhstan reported.

According to the National Bureau, last year the Ministry of Energy paid for the work more than $11 million, of which more than $3 million was stolen. This money was found and seized during the search.

In addition, the theft of more than $4.5 million allocated for the cleaning of the lake in the current year was also prevented.