Ex-Deputy Head of Astrakhan Ministry of Agriculture fined 1 million rubles for bribe of 50 thousand rubles
In addition, the court deprive the former official of the right to occupy executive positions for three years.
The court has sentenced former Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Astrakhan region Yuri Tuzhilkin. Found guilty of accepting a bribe of 50 thousand, the official should pay a million-ruble fine, the press service of the regional Investigative Committee reported.
"Tuzhilkin is sentenced to a fine of 950 thousand rubles with the deprivation of the right to hold positions related to the execution of organizational and administrative, administrative-economic functions in government agencies for three years. He was found guilty of taking bribes in a large scale," the ICR reported.
Earlier it was reported that the ex-Deputy Minister demanded 50 thousand rubles from the local entrepreneur for the decision on the formation of fish-economic areas. When receiving the bribe the official was detained by the Interior Ministry in his office in August 2016.
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