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Deputy chief of Bishkek detention facility-1 caught taking bribe

State Committee for National Security (GKNB) detained the deputy head of Bishkek detention facility-1 for bribe extortion. Press service of the committee reported.

It is noted that on March 29 GKNB officers caught the deputy head of the Bishkek detention facility-1, lieutenant-colonel of internal service, red-handed when taking bribe.

The detainee extorted 87,000 soms as a «kickback» in the tender for the supply of food products to the detention facility.

The special prosecutor’s office opened a criminal case under Article 313 (extortion of a bribe) of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The detainee was placed in GKNB detention center. The investigation is under way.

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