Kazakhstan Ministry of Internal Affairs asks 11 billion tenges on electronic conducting criminal cases
The project is tested in Taraz and Astana where already more than 400 cases conduct in an electronic format.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan for transition to electronic conducting criminal cases is required 11 billion tenges, the deputy head of department Rasheed Zhakupov reported, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
"We understand that digitalization is the future. But it is necessary to consider that it is the specific sphere of criminal prosecution. Our calculations show weak technical equipment of law-enforcement bodies to pass full-scale to such form of investigation as electronic investigation," Zhakupov explained during the presentation of amendments to the legislation concerning modernization of procedural bases of law-enforcement activity in Majilis of Parliament of Kazakhstan.
According to him, it is a problem not only in Kazakhstan, but also all developed countries which also carefully approach this question as it is expensive for the budget.
"For realization of full technical providing all divisions which are involved in criminal prosecution today we will need about 11 billion tenges, with each five years' updating of all technical equipment of law-enforcement bodies. Therefore one-time, of course, nobody expects to receive this sum," he noted.
The task of the pilot project is aimed at identification of pluses and minuses where a clear understanding and assessment of the got advantages is necessary. Now the pilot is worked on criminal offenses and crimes of small weight, further is planned to distribute him to heavy and especially serious crimes where seriously there is a question of information security and impossibility of penetration into investigation from outside. The pilot project will be fulfilled in two regions.
As Zhakupov emphasized, as soon as the program is ready, the Ministry of Internal Affairs will only begin to introduce it where will be technical capability to equip law enforcement agencies.
At this, Ministry of Internal Affairs together with the Ministry of Finance implement the project of digitalization in the pilot mode in Taraz and Astana where already more than 400 cases conduct in an electronic format.
The Deputy Attorney-General Marat Akhmetzhanov has assured that transition to electronic conducting criminal cases depends on readiness of bodies and their completeness technical means.
As has shown the analysis, more than 3500 criminal cases in a paper format have been lost. What departments conducted them isn't reported. It is known only that more than 90% of criminal cases in Kazakhstan are investigated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.