Conflict in Zhairem: seven villagers detained
Almaty. August 20. KazTAG - Seven inhabitants of Zhairem village have been detained on suspicion of hooliganism and theft in a conflict on August 12, reports the police department of the Karaganda region.
"Seven villagers of Zhairem aged 22-33 have been detained on suspicion of hooliganism and theft. The detainees confessed they were taken to pre-trial detention facility. The investigation is underway," reads the message.
As it was reported, there was a conflict between local and foreign workers at the Zhairem mining-enriching combine on August 13. Several foreigners suffered minor injuries. The police department said it was a domestic conflict and initiated investigation under part 3 art.293 (hooliganism-KazTAG).
On August 14 Kazzinc PR department said it would create a commission to investigate the conflict.
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