By Murat Sultangaliev
On October 20, the employees of the Department for public service and corruption control of Atyrau Oblast detained the head of housing and communal services department of Zhyloi District on suspicion in bribe taking of 1,6 million tenge.
The bribe was intended to be given to the chief specialist of the regional administration on government procurements for positive decision during tender bid. He was also detained.
Two criminal cases have been initiated against the head of housing and communal services department of Zhyloi District as per Article 367, part 2 of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan ("Considerable Size Bribery") and against the chief specialist of regional administration on government procurements – as per Article 366, part 2 of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan ("Considerable Size Bribe Taking"). Criminal cases are under investigation, other information in the interests of the investigation are not disclosed.