ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Bekar Ergun, a Turkish resident, charged with embezzlement of a large sum of money earmarked under a contract for construction of a residential building in Almaty has been extradited from Kyiv to Astana.
According to a Tuesday press release of the Kazakh Prosecutor
General’s Office, in 2006 Ergun worked as director of ABAB Kurylys Alemi
LLP and signed a contract with Construction Company INMEIR for
construction of a 12-storey residential building in Almaty.
“However he failed to fulfill contractual obligations. Bekar Ergun
stole the money allocated under the contract in the amount of 30 million
tenge and used them for his own needs,” the press release says.
On September 15, B.Ergun was given away to the police at the Astana
airport on charges of embezzlement under Article 177.3b of the Criminal
Code of Kazakhstan, according to the press release.