MOSCOW, August 9 (RAPSI) – Deputy head of the construction department for the city of Orenburg in Southern Russia Gennady Borisov has been charged with receiving a 2-million-ruble bribe ($30,200), the press-service of the regional Investigative Committee has reported.

Investigators are currently looking for evidence in the case. The official may be put in detention in the nearest future.

According to the law enforcement, on August 8, the official received 2 million rubles from the CEO of a commercial organization, who sought help with construction and sale of real estate in Orenburg. Borisov was apprehended soon afterwards.