Dagestan: district head accused of bribing adviser to head of republic

Dagestan: district head accused of bribing adviser to head of republic

The court arrested the person of interest accused of transferring $ 356.000 for appointment to a managerial position.

Moscow’s Basmanny Court took the head of the Dokuzparinsky District of Dagestan, Abduragim Aliskerov, into custody until July 15. Aliskerov is accused of buying a state post by bribing an adviser to the head of the republic. According to the investigation, the defendant transferred the latter 23 million rubles ($ 356.000), RIA Derbent reports.

The investigation accused Aliskerov of transferring a bribe “for facilitating the appointment as head of the municipality and general patronage.” The money was allegedly received by Ramazan Abdulatipov’s adviser. Abdulatipov was the head of the republic at the time and is now in custody.

The day before Aliskerov’s arrest, security officials searched the district administration building.

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