Abdrakhmanov also said there was no reason to rely on the Interior Ministry for a fair investigation, echoing allegations from the opposition.
Altynbek Sarsenbaev, the co-chairman of the Nagyz Ak Zhol (True Bright Path) party, was found shot dead outside Almaty on February 13 along with his driver and bodyguard. The Senate's administrative chief, Yerzhan Utembayev, and five security officers were arrested for the killings.
(with additional material from Reuters)
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