Suspect in bus fire extradited from Uzbekistan

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December 26, 2018, Astana. Today, Ordukhan Mehtiyev was extradited from Uzbekistan by the staff of the Prosecutor General's office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan for criminal prosecution.

The detainee is suspected of illegal operation of the bus with technical malfunctions which entailed ignition of the vehicle and death of 52 people in January of the current year in the Aktobe region.

After the commission of the crime, the suspect was hiding in the territory of a neighboring state, in connection with which, he was put on the international wanted list.

Currently, Mehtiyev was placed in the detention center of Shymkent.


Press service of the General Prosecutor's office