26 June 2020, 19:01


MGB detains Minister of Construction under suspicion of receiving bribe

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LUGANSK, June 26 (Lugansk Media Centre) – MGB has apprehended the Minister of Construction and Public Utilities Michael Protasov on suspicion of receiving a large bribe.

"Operative and search efforts resulted in Protasov's detention in the act of receiving a large bribe, the Ministry said.

The detention came as part of an investigation into misappropriation of public funds allocated to designated state programs.

A criminal case was launched under Article 395 (Bribe-Taking), as Protasov was put under arrest.

The investigators are currently focusing on other members of the criminal scheme.


LuganskMediaCentre — 26 June — Lugansk