Attack on journalists in Almaty: Pretrial investigation initiated

Date: 12:18, 23-07-2019.

Almaty. July 23. KazTAG - Pretrial investigation has been initiated following the attack on journalists in Almaty, reports the police department of Almaty.
"The police department of Almaty reports about opening of pretrial investigation by  the police department of Auezov district on the base of application of five persons who were organizers of the press-conference and mass media workers covering the event. On this stage the actions have been qualified under Art.289 (arbitrariness-KazTAG). In the time of investigation the criminal case may be re-qualified," said the police department.
Meanwhile, according the police department, they have received applications from three people reporting about corporal injuries caused by the organizers of the event and the journalists.
"Forensic expertise will be made on the fact," said the message.

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