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The deputy head of the Internal Security Directorate of the Main Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service for the Irkutsk Region was arrested in connection with a bribe-taking case, TASS reports.
According to the investigation, in April of this year he received 10 million rubles through an intermediary, promising in return to stop the operational-search activities in relation to a number of heads of commercial organizations. The total amount of the agreed bribe was 60 million rubles.
As reported in the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the region, the defendants in the case were charged with taking bribes and mediation. An employee of the Main Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service was arrested, the 43-year-old intermediary was placed under house arrest.
Earlier, investigators opened a criminal case based on the materials of the Irkutsk Region FSB.