Employees of the State Committee for National Security detained the head of the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Own sources in the law enforcement agencies informed 24.kg news agency.
It is known that the policeman was detained with $ 5,000 bribe. An investigator of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was also detained together with him.
The press center of the SCNS confirmed the information.
«The Corruption Control Service of SCNS together with the Internal Investigations Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs within the criminal case initiated under the Articles «Abuse of office» and » Bribe extortion" caught the head of the department for investigation of especially important cases of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the police colonel, and the senior investigator of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Lieutenant-Colonel, red-handed when taking a bribe. The detainees extorted from the accused a bribe for changing a measure of restraint and stopping criminal prosecution," the SCNS said.