Three villagers arrested for incident at Khorgos IBCC
Almaty. August 2. KazTAG - Three villagers have been arrested for the incident at the Khorgos international border cooperation center, reports the police department of the Almaty region.
"Legal estimation was given to the actions of the violators. Five participants of the brawl damaging the fence have been held liable for minor hooliganism under Art.434. Two women have been fined 5 MCI, three men have been arrested for three days," reads the message.
"The consumer goods withdrawn by customers have been returned to their proprietors who have paid the state fee," said the police.
The situation is stable, an additional police squad has been put up at the customs post.
A video had appeared in the social networks showing a group of people, including women and children, removing a fence made of zinc sheets in the attempt to break into the warehouses. The video description said the people broke into the warehouse and "cleaned it out".
Later the police refuted the message saying that the incident followed the conflict with customers who placed the goods to the warehouse which was above the weight limit.
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