The Prosecutor General’s Office of Kyrgyzstan disclosed details of issue of a license for Terek-Sai field, press service of the supervisory body reported.
The Military Prosecutor’s Office handed a notice of suspicion of crime under the Article “Complicity in corruption” to the former head of the State Agency for Geology and Mineral Resources Duishenbek Zilaliev.
During investigation of criminal cases related to corruption acts of Almazbek Atambayev, it was found out that he, in order to obtain a license for the antimony deposit at a lower cost, involved Duishenbek Zilaliev and the State Secretary of the State Agency for Geology and Mineral Resources Sherikul Sultanov in his corruption scheme.
“Fulfilling illegal order of Duishenbek Zilaliev, Sherikul Sultanov held a fictitious tender at a reduced cost of $130,000. Victory in the tender was awarded to Huasin Investment Company, an affiliate of Atambayev. Duishenbek Zilaliev, being aware of illegality of the tender and obviously low cost, illegally issued a license for development of the deposit in Chatkal district with an antimony reserves valued at of $103.6 million in collusion with Almazbek Atambayev,” the statement says.
Trial of the criminal case on illegal enrichment against Duishenbek Zilaliev continues in the Pervomaisky District Court of Bishkek. (24.kg/Ukrainian metal)