22 Mar 2018 21:02

Dagestan's FAS branch head identified, detained as defendant in bribery case

MOSCOW. March 22 (Interfax) - The head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS)'s branch for Dagestan, Kubasai Kubasayev, is charged with accepting a bribe in the form of money, watches and a rifle worth of three million rubles, Russian Investigative Committee spokesperson Svetlana Petrenko said.

"A criminal case was opened against the head of the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service's branch for Dagestan, Kubasai Kubasayev. He is suspected of committing a crime enshrined in Article 290 Part 6 of the Russian Criminal Code [acceptance of a bribe]," Petrenko told Interfax on Thursday.

Kubasayev was detained and charges were brought against him, investigators will seek the court to arrest him and will look into the defendant's involvement in other corruption crimes, she said.

According to the investigation's theory, Kubasayev accepted bribes in the form of money, other property (Swiss watches and a hunting rifle) at the total amount of over 3 million rubles from the director of the Dagestani Directorate of State Customer-Builder, Shamil Kadiyev between 2013 and 2015.