Natalia Shmakov. The Italian Prosecutor's office of Perugia suspects 8 people related to expulsion in 2013 from Italy to Kazakhstan of the wife of the former head of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov, to her kidnapping.
Ablyazov's wife Alma shalabayeva together with young daughter Alua was deported from Italy on 31 may 2013. This was preceded by a night of special operation of the Italian police to arrest her wife, who, however, managed to leave Italy. The Villa near Rome the law-enforcement bodies have not found the banker, on the contrary detained His wife and daughter, which by order of the magistrate were immediately sent on a plane to Kazakhstan.
According to the Agency, among the suspects are the head of the Central operational service of state police of Italy Renato Cortese, the former chief of the migration Department Questura Rome Maurizio of Import, justice of the peace Stefania Lavaur and five militiamen.
Because of the "Shalabayeva case" in Italy broke out loud political scandal in which the Parliament was even raised the question about trust in the head of the interior Ministry of Angelino Alfano. Moreover, the result of fierce debate the country's interior Ministry has revoked its opinion on the deportation of Shalabayeva, the Prosecutor's office began disclosing details of the incident, and the Supreme court of cassation in July 2014 called for the expulsion illegal.
in July 2013, Ablyazov was arrested in France and has since been placed under arrest, seeking His extradition the Russian Federation and Ukraine, whereas Kazakhstan has with France extradition Treaty. The criminal prosecution against Mr Ablyazov openly in Kazakhstan and in Russia. His blame in financial irregularities worth billions of dollars, forgery and fraud.
A decree on the extradition of Ablyazov was signed by the Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls on September 17. Ablyazov's lawyer said that His client wants to appeal the decision on extradition to the Council of State of France.