District head detained for 51-thousand-dollar bribe in Altai  

District head detained for 51-thousand-dollar bribe in Altai
Auelkhan Dzhatkambaev

Head of the Kosh-Agach district Auelkhan Dzhatkambaev has been detained on suspicion of bribery in the Altai Republic.

Investigative bodies have initiated a criminal case against the official suspected of receiving 3 million rubles (51 thousand dollars) from a businessman.

According to investigation, in January 2016, Auelkhan Dzhatkambaev secured a construction company's victory in the tender for construction of a rural school in exchange for 3 million rubles (51 thousand dollars). The company received a government contract worth 217 million rubles (3.7 million dollars), as the Investigations Directorate of the ICR for Altai reports.

As noted by Novosti Gornogo Altaya, Granit LLC, the owner and manager of which is Medelkhan Begimbekov, was declared the winner.

Dzhatkambaev, suspected under part 6 of Art. 290 of the Russian Criminal Code (Bribe-taking on an especially large scale), has been detained by officers of the FSB Administration for the Altai Republic in cooperation with MIA; a measure of restraint in the form of detention is currently being elected for him.

There are investigations currently conducted as part of the criminal proceedings.

Video: Detention of Dzhatkambaev

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