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Press-release on extradition of an accusant Astana, April 25, 2014

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The Prosecutor General’s office of the Republic of Belarus has fulfilled the request of the Prosecutor General’s office of the Republic of Kazakhstan for extradition of a Kazakhstan’s national Y.Morozov to try him for economic smuggling (Part 1 Art. 209, Part 2 «а» Art. 209 of RK CC).

Y.Morozov is accused for smuggling of expensive cars not paying the customs fees which led to 23 million tenge loss to the state.

Absconding from criminal prosecution authorities the accusant had been in an interstate manhunt for several years.

In January 2014 he was arrested by Belarus services in Brest. The resolution to extradite him to Kazakhstan was achieved due to harmonized cooperation between the prosecuting authorities of two states.

Today workers of Astana city prosecutor’s office convoyed him to Kazakhstan and placed to a temporary isolator.

The case is under investigation.

Prosecutor General’s office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Press service

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