The former mayor of Bishkek, Albek Ibraimov, was detained. The State Committee for National Security confirmed the information to 24.kg news agency.
It is specified that he was detained in the framework of the previously initiated criminal case on embezzlement in Dastan TNC.
Embezzlement in a particularly large amount was found in Dastan TNC. It is noted that on May 28, the Main Investigation Department of the State Committee for National Security instituted criminal proceedings on the grounds of crimes under Article 171 (misappropriation and embezzlement of entrusted property in an especially large amount and using official position) of the Criminal Code. In January 2012, the Chairman of the Board of Dastan TNC Albek Ibraimov and the General Director of Dastan Engineering LLC Asylkul Sasybaeva signed a contract for the supply of special products in the amount of 80 pieces for a total of $ 533,760, the cost of one set of the product was $ 6,672.