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.
Despite the fact that 2 years have passed since the criminal disassembly that turned into a slaughterhouse, the exact picture of what happened at the Elements restaurant on December 14, 2015, is still uncertain. The investigation of criminal cases and a whole series of major detentions, which entailed events of that evening, continue to this day. None of those who were involved in extortion, shoot-out and the protection of criminals has not yet been convicted. The CrimeRussia reconstructs the chronicle of the events of that day on the information available in the public domain and video recordings from CCTV cameras.
In the request sent by the Dozhd TV channel, there were no documents confirming violations committed by deputy Alexey Yezubov, said Natalya Poklonskaya, the head of the State Duma's commission for the control of declarations.