Ex-Minister of Justice Marat Beketayev arrested for two months

October 24, 2023 KazTAG

Former Minister of Justice Marat Beketayev has been arrested for two months.“On October 22, the specialized interdistrict investigative court of the city of Astana authorized a preventive measure in the form of detention for a period of 2 months in respect of the suspect Beketayev M,” said the press service of the capital’s court.Beketayev was detained on October 21 in a corruption case as part of the campaign announced by President Tokayev to return illegally withdrawn assets. Beketayev is considered close to the ex-chairman of the National Security Committee Karim Masimov.