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Deputy Head of State Tax Service detained in Kyrgyzstan

The Deputy Head of the State Tax Service Kubanychbek Kumashov was detained in Kyrgyzstan. Law enforcement bodies informed 24.kg news agency.

The State Committee for National Security (SCNS) confirmed that the Deputy Chairman of the State Tax Service Kubanychbek Kumashov was detained on suspicion of corruption within the criminal case on illegal compensation from the state budget of the republic of VAT for the benefit of Interrustrade LLC and Pollaris LLC.

He was placed in the pretrial detention center of SCNS of Kyrgyzstan. The investigation is under way.

SCNS officers conducted a special operation to seize fake documents and seals of foreign false companies in the framework of a criminal case, instituted on the fact of illegal withdrawal and theft of budget funds in the amount of more than 217 million soms.

The participants of the corruption scheme were detained, searches were conducted in the offices of a number of employees of tax and customs structures, as well as in offices of private companies and some warehouses of Dordoi shopping center. The searches were also carried out at the place of residence of the persons involved in the criminal case.