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Kazakhstan: Ex-Diplomat Sentenced to jail

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Law

KZBlog reports [1] that Rakhat Aliyev, former diplomat and president's son-in-law, was found guilty of kidnapping, organizing a criminal group, extortion, robbery, misappropriation of state property, and fraud, and sentenced him in absentia to 20 years in prison along with the confiscation of his property.