Criminal case for corruption initiated against Ingushetia Agriculture Minister
Investigators opened a criminal case against the Head of the Ingushetia Ministry of Agriculture Ruslan Kostoev.
Kostoeva is suspected of abuse of official powers, the press service of the Republic reported.
On Thursday, the Head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov dismissed Kostoev from his post during a meeting of the republican Anti-Corruption Commission. It is reported that the initiated against Minister criminal case dealt with funds on a crop insurance.
According to the newspaper Izvestia, Kostoev was arrested at the ramp in Nazran airport the day before.
Since early February, there has been a preventive operation of the National Police of Ukraine in cooperation with the border and migration services called ‘Migrant’. Its aim is to identify and expel thieves in law and foreign crime lords out of the country.