Kazakhstan nuclear company head arrested for corruption

Shevelyov was named as a suspect in the embezzling $710 million, according to Kazakh State Anticorruption Agency.

Kazakhstan nuclear company head arrested for corruption

World Bulletin / News Desk

Valery Shevelyov, the executive director of Kazakhstan’s major uranium producer and nuclear-fuel cycle operator KazAtomProm, was arrested on Tuesday on corruption charges.

The probe relating to the construction of KazAtomProm's new facilities named Shevelyov as a suspect in the embezzling $710 million, according to Kazakh State Anticorruption Agency.

Shevelyov's predecessor Muhtar Dzhakishev has been in prison since 2009 on similar charges.

Last Mod: 01 Nisan 2014, 16:12
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