The mayor of the capital of Kyrgyzstan caught on a bribe


Albek, Ibrahimovic: press service of the city hall of Bishkek

Members of the State Committee for national security (SCNS) of Kyrgyzstan detained the mayor of Bishkek, Ibraimova of Albek on suspicion of corruption and embezzlement of funds. On Thursday, July 19, according to the website SCNS.

The Minister says that the mayor has repeatedly called for the result of the investigation. “Willfully ignoring the calls of the investigator, [Ibraimov] expressed various threats, as expressed in the provision of armed resistance in the event of detention,” — said the Agency.

The Committee is now investigating a number of criminal cases, during the investigation, which has received credible information about the involvement Ibraimova the wrongful acts alleged in a press release.

The investigators believe that the mayor, as Chairman of the Board, which produces components torpedoes Corporation “Dastan”, has signed a contract for the purchase of defense products at a higher price, for which he received from the supplier for 270 thousand dollars (more than 17 million rubles) as compensation. Ibraimov also is suspected of creation of corruption schemes in the illegal allocation and the provision to individuals of land.

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Muhammedally Abylgaziev released Ibraimova from his post.

“Interfax” recalls that Ibraimov had entered the inner circle of the former President of the Republic Almazbek Atambayev, who left the post of head of the country in November 2017. Mayor of Bishkek, Ibraimov was elected in February 2016.

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