Leader of organized criminal group detained in Almaty
A leader of the organized criminal group 'Four Brothers' was detained in Almaty during the large-scale special operation launched by the National Security Committee (KNB) of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the National Anti-Corruption Agency.
On December 7, the KNB said the special forces detained several suspected Islamist oil thieves in Aktobe region and "several members of a criminal gang of Salafists" that allegedly provided a crime-sponsored cover to those engaged in oil theft.
"The operation was also carried out in Almaty. Special forces detained the leader of the organized criminal group 'Four Brothers', AKI press reports.