Within the operation on the threshold of EXPO, police has uncovered 14 murders

25 April

The law-enforcement authorities of Kazakhstan conducted an operative and preventive measure "Law and order" to the international specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017, "Liter" newspaper reports. It is aimed at suppressing the illegal turnover of drugs, weapons and explosives, disclosing previously committed crimes and suppressing offences in public places.

Within the framework of the event, 6,578 crimes were revealed across Kazakhstan, which amounted to 55.2% of disclosure. It is reported that 785 crimes were committed in public places.

In addition, the police uncovered 1,399 previously committed crimes, including 14 murders and 97 robberies. Law enforcement agencies detained more than 200 criminals, who were wanted.

Let us remind that earlier it became known about the beginning of an operative  preventive measure (OPM) aimed at raising the level of law and order and public security, stabilizing the crime situation in Astana on the threshold of EXPO 2017. Policemen in the OPM at the place of residence check persons consisting in preventive registration of bodies of Internal Affairs. In addition, scheduled inspection of the owners of firearms and hunting weapons is subject to compliance with the rules of storage and re-registration of weapons.

In parallel from March15 in Astana one more OPM “Station” is carried out. It will last until June 1. During the raids, about 400 police and National Guard officers will bypass the residents of the capital with a check of registration at the place of residence and temporary registration. As the law officers say, they are more concerned with the problem of homeless and beggars in the streets of the capital on the threshold of the international specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017.

Not only people are responsible for the safety of EXPO 2017 visitors, there will also be involved 35 guard dogs that are trained to find drugs and dangerous substances, and as the cynologists have assured, they are ready to perform their duties at the exhibition.

Earlier, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, held a meeting with the Chairman of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov and instructed the security services to ensure security at the world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017. A short time later, the antiterrorist exercises organized by the NSC RK were held on the territory of the exhibition.

In addition, the retreat of the interdepartmental commission (IDC) on the issues of security and rule of law was held on the territory of EXPO during the preparation and holding of the world specialized exhibition.

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