There was a passing of sentence by charge of Chief Editor of the newspaper “
It has been closed judicial session. Journalists have received materials of formal press release after passing of sentence.
Yesrgepov was found guilty under articles 172 p.1 and 339 p.2 of Criminal Code of the
The charges stemmed from article “Who does rule country- President or Committee of national security?” by Ramazan Yesergepov, published in the newspaper “
It has been closed judicial session. In his last word Yesergepov does not find himself guilty. Ramazan Yesergepov has made his civil and professional debt. He has made transparent facts, having public significant importance. Independent experts have made a conclusion that there were no any state secrets in documents. Illegal getting and publication was incriminated to R. Yesergepov. These documents are concerned human rights and freedoms and that is why they are not subject to state secret.
The judgment will be appealed in appeals instance.