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Former Kazakh national security committee chairman Karim Masimov detained

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Saturday, 08 January, 2022, 10:30
Former Kazakh national security committee chairman Karim Masimov detained

Former Kazakh National Security Committee chairman Karim Masimov was detained, the National Security Committee said.

On January 6, a pre-trial investigation into high treason was launched, the statement said.

On the same day, Masimov and other persons were detained and placed in a temporary detention facility on suspicion of high treason.