FSB suspects judge of Moscow’s Kuzminsky Court of bribery
The special service launched a probe into Ruslan Yakubayev.
The FSB launched a probe to establish whether a judge of the Kuzminsky District Court of Moscow, Ruslan Yakubayev, received a bribe, Lenta.ru reports, citing an informed source. The Moscow City Court denied reports on the arrest of the suspect. The district court said that Yakubayev was on sick leave, the news agency Moskva writes.
“Judge Ruslan Yakubayev is not detained, but the investigating bodies are carrying out a relevant probe,” press secretary of the Moscow City Court Uliana Solopova said.
Yakubayev was appointed federal judge in 2014. According to preliminary information, on March 20 he received a bribe.
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