Zhora Tashkentsky’s partner sentenced to 13 years in strict colony
In 2005, invited by Yeska, the thief came to Kazakhstan to join those who were going to divide the spheres of influence.
In Kazakhstan, the foreign partner of the notorious thief in law Zhora Tashkentsky was sentenced to a 13 years' imprisonment to be served in a strict-regime colony. Crime lord Zhusupbek Bartikeev, better known by his nickname Yeska, and two of his accomplices were accused of committing a number of crimes.
According to the Dixinews.kz, Zhusupbek Bartekeev was arrested in March 2016 by National Security officers on suspicion of money soliciting. Already during the investigation he was charged with other crimes, and proved to be affiliated with the well-known thief in law Georgy Sorokin nicknamed Zhora Tashkentsky. It turned out that in 2005, invited by Yeska, the thief came to Kazakhstan to join those, who were going to divide the spheres of influence. Yeska himself was on the MIA list as a criminal boss, he was known for his involvement in many conflicts that he was the one to settle.
According to the Newtimes.kz, Zhusupbek Bartekeev has been convicted under articles 235, 194, 262, 287 and 299 of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan. Among them are creation of an organized criminal gang, extortion, financing a transnational criminal group and even surreptitious obtaining of information.
Yeska and his henchmen were convicted in Shymkent’s inter-district criminal court, where they were found guilty as charged. The Servant of Justice ruled that next 13 years the crime lord would spend in a strict colony. Apart from the prison term, the court decided to seize the thief’s property. One of his accomplices got an 11 years' term and the other one was sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in a general colony.
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