Kazakhstan thwarts assassination attempt on President Tokayev
Security forces have detained a foreign intelligence agent planning to assassinate Kazakhistan’s president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the National Security Committee (NSC) of Kazakhstan said.
“On March 25, 2022, the NSC counterintelligence service detained a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan named "a", a foreign intelligence agent who planned to assassinate the president of the Republic of Kazakhstan and a number of high-ranking civil servants in Nur-Sultan.,” the NSC said.
“During the search, a sniper rifle with a silencer of foreign production, drugs, and a large amount of money were seized. The weapon was brought to Kazakhstan in parts in a professionally disguised form,” it added. (ILKHA)