Rakhat Aliyev arrested in Vienna

Date: 02:52, 06-06-2014.

Almaty. June 6. KazTAG - Rakhat Aliyev has been arrested in Vienna, reports L'Agence France-Presse news agency.

"Rakhat Aliyev has been arrested on Thursday evening in Vienna," reads the message.

According to Manfred Ainedter, representative of Aliyev, the ex ambassador surrendered "voluntarily" and wants "to cooperate".

As reported, ex head of SenateYerzhan Utembayev was adjudged guilty for aiding and abetting murder of politician Altynbek Sarsenbayev and sentenced 13 years imprisonment with property confiscation in a strict regime colony.

As reported, bodies of Sarsenbaiuly Altynbek and his driver Vasiliy Zhuravlev and bodyguard Bauyrzhan Baibosyn were found on the sidewalk between “Koktobe” village and “12th brigade” village on February 13 in Almaty region.

On Mach 2 Yerzhan Utembayev admitted committing the crime, he was sentenced 20 years imprisonment. Rustam Ibragimov, actual perpetrator of the crime was sentenced supreme punishment, which was not executed due to the acting moratorium on death penalty.

On December 20 2013 Deputy General Prosecutor Andrey Kravchenko declared that the real assassin's paymasters were Rakhat Aliyev and Alnur Musayev.




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