It was established that Nurlan and Yerlan Nigmatulin were involved in the criminal case

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The former speaker of the Majlis Nurlan Nigmatulin and his twin brother Yerlan are being investigated in the criminal case of raiding, "Adyrna" correspondent reports with reference to KazTAG.

"The central apparatus of the anti-corruption service in Astana is investigating the case related to the Balkash incident and the relationship between two big businessmen - Kuat Sultanbekov and Yerlan Nygmatulin. It started in April 2022. Within this case, Sultanbekov was recognized as a victim. I cannot tell you about the rest area and other data. An investigation is underway, and a task force has been formed. The degree of involvement of the Nigmatulins in this case is being investigated," said Maulen Alimbayev, a lawyer of the metropolitan bar association.

In 2012, Kuat Sultanbekov, a businessman from Balkhash, was sentenced to 21 years in prison after a quarrel with Yerlan Nygmatulin. He was 10 years of it.

According to Nikolay Abt, a member of the regional council of the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Karagandy region, the dispute between the businessman and Nigmatulin started in 2011 when Sultanbekov actively raised the issue of corruption in the city. Later, the Prosecutor's Office of Balkhash discovered gross violations of the law during tenders for the development of the city. After the examination conducted by the financial police department in Karagandy region, it was determined that the funds of the republic were spent on the basis of a state order.