Court on fatal traffic accident in Almaty: Gelandewagen driver apologized
Almaty. February 19. KazTAG - Ilyas Kar, Gelandewagen driver, committing a fatal traffic accident in Almaty, has asked the relatives of victims and people of Kazakhstan for apologies.
"I am asking to forgive me. I offer my apologies to the relatives of the victims and the deceased. I offer my apologies to public of Almaty and all people of Kazakhstan. Dear court, I admit my fault under art.345, p.4, art. 347, but I deny the fact of being drunk, I cannot admit the thing that I am not guilty in," said I. Kar.
He said he is ready to pay 1 mln tenge of compensation to each victim.
The court listened to the final speech of the defendant.
"I ask the court to make an objective decision, do not deprive me of the chance to see my children, give me the chance to work and provide material aid to the affected side. I am not a killer, I did not intend to do this," he said.
The prosecutor had requested 8 years imprisonment for I. Kar.
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