Minister of Social Development R. Sabirov arrested for bribing
Bishkek, July 6 / Kabar /. Public Prosecutor’s Office of Kyrgyzstan initiated criminal case regarding Minister of Social Development of Kyrgyzstan Ravshan Sabirov on the fact of bribing.
On July 5, 2012 R. Sabirov was detained as a suspect on this criminal case and placed to jail of the National Security Committee.
As previously reported, on July 4 2012, R. Sabirov’s assistant was detained by the National Security Committee officers while taking of a bribe $ 10 thousand.
According to data of investigators, the minister’s assistant extorted $ 20 thousand to solve the issue on granting accreditation to a foreign company to work in the field of international adoption of children in Kyrgyzstan.
Public Prosecutor's Office instituted criminal proceedings on the fact of extortion of bribe.
During the investigation, the assistant of the Minister said that on the order of his leader, he received twice from a representative of a foreign company money. On June 30, 2012, he received $ 5 thousand, which he gave the minister, as well as on July 4, 2012 he received $ 10 thousand, which was found with at the moment of detention.