Head of Altai's Kosh-Agach district detained for bribery gets arrested
The court has arrested Head of Kosh-Agach district of Altai Republic Auelkhan Dzhatkambaev, who had been previously detained for bribery, for 2 months. The district head is accused of taking a bribe in the amount of 3 million rubles (52 thousand dollars).
It previously became known that the district head had become a defendant in a criminal case under part 6 of Art. 290 of the Russian Criminal Code (Bribe-taking on an especially large scale). The suspect was detained during the operation carried out by the Altai FSB jointly with MIA.
According to investigation, in January 2016, Auelkhan Dzhatkambaev secured Granit LLC's victory in the tender for construction of a rural school in exchange for 3 million rubles (51 thousand dollars). Following this, the construction company concluded a state contract worth 217 million rubles (3.7 million dollars).
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