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Former customs officer Nurbek Aibashev placed under house arrest

Former chief of Severnaya Customs of Kyrgyzstan, Nurbek Aibashev, was placed under house arrest. The Bishkek City Court informed 24.kg news agency.

Such a decision was made by the Oktyabrsky District Court of the capital.

Recall, a scandal erupted at the Severnaya Customs in 2018. At the end of May, officers of the State Service for Combatting Economic Crimes detained the former chief Nurbek Aibashev. He was charged with abuse of official position and placed in the pretrial detention center 1.

According to investigators, with the assistance of Nurbek Aibashev and other customs officers, some companies evaded duties and other necessary payments.