In Atyrau, members of the Anti-Corruption Department detained Kuanysh Nysanbaev, the Chief Doctor of the Regional Perinatal Centre. A pre-trial Investigation in relation to him, has been initiated under Part3 of Article 24 – Section 1 of Part 3 of Article 367 (Giving a bribe by a group of persons by prior conspiracy) and paragraph 3.7 of Part 2 of Article 99 (Murder committed by a group of persons by prior conspiracy, of a person known to be in a helpless state) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
According to the Press Service of the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Head Doctor of the Regional Perinatal Centre is suspected of giving a bribe to the amount of 300,000 tenge, to the director of the Institute of Forensic Expertise in Atyrau Region for issuing the “necessary” verdict on the death of a woman in labour. Nysanbaev’s involvement in the repeated receipt of bribes for creating comfortable conditions for women in labour, is also being investigated.
With the sanction of the investigative court, Nysanbaev has been detained.
The Obstetrician-Gynecologist of the Perinatal Centre, who is suspected under Clause 3.7 of Part 2 of Article 99 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has also been detained.