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First court hearing of KAZ Minerals Bozymchak case to take place in July

The first court hearing of the criminal case against KAZ Minerals Bozymchak is scheduled for July. The State Service for Economic Crimes Control reported.

Currently, the State Service conducts activities on the previously initiated criminal case against KAZ Minerals Bozymchak. Company was charged with additional tax in the total amount of over 55 million soms. The SSECC noted that KAZ Minerals Bozymchak rendered full assistance to the investigation.

Earlier, 55,694,283 soms were transferred to the SSECC deposit account until the issue would be resolved in court.

«The key task of the Financial Police is to ensure the internal economic security of the state and a favorable investment environment. KAZ Minerals Bozymchak is one of the largest investors and fulfills its obligations in full. All issues related to its activities are resolved within the framework of the legislation of Kyrgyzstan,» the SSECC stressed.

In late May, the head of KAZ Minerals Bozymchak Ilyas Tulekeev was detained in Bishkek. Later, the court released him from custody. The company was accused of illegal export of nearly 10 tons of gold concentrate from the country. It was charged with additional taxes in the amount of over 55 million soms. Last week, company’s office was searched.