As of January 9, 11 people of five different nationalities were detained and arrested over Karaganda incident, as a result of which a man was killed, Armenian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Gagik Ghalachyan told Armenian News – NEWS.am.
“Today, a meeting was held with the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, during which the situation and further cooperation were discussed,” the ambassador said, stressing that the Armenian side is in constant contact with the authorities of Kazakhstan.
“We are in constant contact with our Kazakh colleagues, with the leadership of Kazakhstan at all levels – the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and etc. The situation is completely controlled. Moreover, what happened in the first 1-2 days after the incident, spontaneous performances, were emotional outbursts, which, I believe, have already gone out.”
He informed that two criminal cases were initiated in connection with the incident: one directly on the fact of a mass brawl that caused the death of a young man, and the second on the fact of inciting ethnic hatred. 11 people of five different nationalities were detained and arrested over the incident.
Three Armenians are among the suspects in the case into the incident that occurred recently in Karaganda, and during which a Kazakh was killed.