A new chairman of the Kazakh Senate has been elected.
The former Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbayev has been elected the new chairman of the Senate.
Dariga Nazarbayeva, the daughter of former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, held this post, which she resigned last week.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
picture: Maulen Ashimbayev (archive picture)
The incident appears to have erupted after a 27-year-old resident of Kulakam village was reported to have been murdered.