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One fourth of those sentenced in first half year received prison sentences - Kazakh Chairman of Supreme Court

20.08.2018, 20:05 3664
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan received Chairman of the Supreme Court Zhakip Assanov, press service of the Akorda reports.

At the meeting, the Kazakh head of state heard a report on the activity of the justice system for the first half year of 2018 and on the fulfillment of the instructions given.

Over six months of 2018, the courts of first instance have dealt with 1.8 million legal cases and materials which exceeds the same figure of the previous year. 16302 people were sentenced on criminal cases, 25% of whom were sentenced to prison terms," said the Chairman of the Supreme Court.

Zhakip Assanov has also informed Nursultan Nazarbayev on a 30% decrease in total measures involving detention in economic crimes.

At the end of the meeting, the Kazakh President gave a number of instructions.

Source: BNews.kz

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