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Border guard detained with bribe of 100,000 soms at Manas airport

A senior specialist of Manas airport checkpoint was detained while taking a bribe of 100,000 soms. Press center of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan reported.

Officer of the Border Service, Senior Lieutenant was caught red-handed when taking a bribe in the amount of 100,000 soms from a Chinese citizen in the framework of pre-trial proceedings on the grounds of a crime under Article 343 «Extortion» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The Manas airport specialist, abusing his official position, extorted $3,000.

The detainee was placed in the pre-trial detention center of the State Committee for National Security.