Kazakh crime syndicate leader Arman Dikiy, nicknamed ‘Wild Arman’, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu
Kazakh crime syndicate leader Arman Dikiy was taken into custody on January 07, 2022. Dikiy, is described as the ‘crime ringleader’, and claimed to be the “rising star” of Kazakhstan’s organized crime world. Dikiy has connections with the local political establishment in Turkey. He has shared photos with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Dikiy was also connected with the Azerbaijani mafia leader Nadir Salifov, nicknamed ‘Lotu Guli’, who was killed in Antalya in August 2020.
He was acquainted with Sedat Peker, who was convicted of leading an organized crime organization in Turkey. Dikiy was also involved with another Turkish crime leader, Alaattin Cakici.
Turkey’s political-mafia nexus came to fore after Turkish mafia boss Sedat Peker started disclosing Turkish political leaders’ involvement in drugs, money laundering, prostitution and arms trafficking. The photos of Turkish political leader with Kazakh crime syndicate indicate Turkey’s political leaders’ contacts with them.