The deputy head of the radio-electronic industry department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Anton Isaev was detained, RIA Novosti reports, referring to the ministry.
The investigation filed a petition with the Zamoskvoretsky court to arrest the official, who is charged with large-scale fraud.
The ministry said that, as part of the pre-investigation check, they reported about the damage to the state, which was caused by the actions of the Aquaservice company. The Ministry of Industry and Trade added that they continue to assist the investigation.
According to the press secretary of the court, Valentina Norbakh, Isaev is in the status of an accused.