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Police officer detained for taking 60,000 ruble bribe in Moscow

11:36 24/08/2011

MOSCOW, August 24 - RAPSI. A Moscow police officer was detained Wednesday night after taking a 60,000 ruble ($2,000) bribe, the Interior Ministry told RIA Novosti.

According to investigators, the police officer extorted money form a companys representative in exchange for turning a blind eye toward the fact that the company was employing six illegal Kirghiz workers.

Case materials were submitted to the Investigative Committee in order for it to open a criminal case against the policeman.

Authorities are also investigating the involvement of the officers immediate superiors in the matter.

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Police officer detained for taking 60,000 ruble bribe in Moscow

11:36 24/08/2011 A Moscow police officer was detained Wednesday night after taking a 60,000 ruble ($2,000) bribe
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