German intelligence service interested in Rakhat Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev. Snapshot of the video from youtube.com
German intelligence service is interested in the former ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria Rakhat Aliyev, Malta Today writes. Such information emerged in the parliamentary requests of the German Green Party’s MP Viola von Cramon to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to the source, the deputy gained access to secret documents under condition of confidentiality. called all witnesses of the crimes committed by Rakhat Aliyev to present proof of such to police investigators. This is what Prime-Minister wrote in the official response to MP Arnold Cassola from the Green Party. In his request the deputy asked about the measures taken by the authorities on allegations against Aliyev who is accused of crimes against humanity and of using Malta as a base for money laundering. Former Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Akezhan Kazhegeldin and two of his bodyguards are insisting that an investigation should be held by Maltese law-enforcement authorities on the allegations against Aliyev. In particular, Kazhegeldin's bodyguards state that they were tortured in a bid to force a confession on Aliyev's order, who served as the chairman of Kazakhstan National Security Commission back in 2000. In the beginning of last November Kazhegeldin applied to Maltese court with a complaint against nonfeasance of the local police that refused to investigate allegations against Rakhat Aliyev. The hearings on this case are still in process.