On 4 July 2002, the Committee for National Security (KNB) of the Republic of Kazakhstan arrested a resident of Pavlodar, the capital of Pavlodar Oblast in northern Kazakhstan during an attempt to sell 5 grams of cesium-137. The KNB investigation into the incident is continuing.
Abstract Number: 20020410
Headline: Po faktu presecheniya sbyta radioaktivnykh veshchestv
Date: 4 July 2002
Bibliography: Press Release of the Committee of National Security of the Republic of Kazakhstan, http://www.knb.kz, 18 July 2002
Author: The Committee of National Security of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Material: radioactive isotope (cesium-137)