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Iran citizen sentenced to 16 years in Aktau

26 February, 10:29 186
Iran citizen sentenced to 16 years in Aktau

He was sentenced for illegal transportation of a large consignment of drugs.

According to information of the case, the citizen of Iran crossed the border of Kazakhstan on board and arrived in the sea port of Aktau. He transported 348 kg of hashish. The foreign attempted to sell it to his acquaintance, who is a citizen of Kazakhstan. He also tried to conceal smuggling from the cross-border control of Kazakhstan, lada.kz reports.

By the decision of the court, the citizen of Iran was convicted and sentenced to 16 years in prison. The buyer was sentenced to a shorted term, which is three years in prison.

The criminal process in this case, as was noted by chairman of the Specialized Interdistrict Court of Criminal Appeal of Mangystau region Azat Izbasarov, was held together with the Transport Prosecutor’s Office.

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