Members of organized criminal group detained in Shymkent extorting money from businessmen
Almaty. April 5. KazTAG - 6 members of the organized criminal group regularly extorting money from the local businessmen have been detained in Shymkent, reports the NSC.
"The members of the criminal group are suspected of committing a number of violent crimes, including with use of weapons. The majority of them are followers of a destructive religious flow, they have numerous criminal records for major crimes," reads the message.
The criminals were detained in the time of extorting $10 000 from a businessman.
"Police discovered weapons arsenal, 5 items of weapons and cartridges for them. Investigation is under way," reads the report.
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