According to the ministry, the day before, a law enforcement officer was caught red-handed while giving him 30 thousand soms.
Earlier, a local resident filed a statement with the SSBEP, who said that the investigator extorted 40 thousand soms from him and his two friends for terminating the criminal case.
Yesterday the employees of the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes, together with colleagues from the Interior Ministry’s own security service, left for the region. Investigator Maksat Aliyev was detained yesterday.
The prosecutor’s office, having studied the materials of the case, opened a criminal case. An investigation has begun.