Ex-Dagestan antimonopoly official charged with taking bribes goes on trial
MOSCOW, October 18 (RAPSI) – A criminal case against ex-chief of the Federal Antimonopoly Service’s Dagestan Directorate Kubasay Kubasayev charged with taking 2.6 million rubles (about $40,000 at the current exchange rate) in bribes has been sent to court for hearing, the press service of Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office reports.
Indictment has been approved in the case, the statement reads. The former official could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
According to investigation, between 2013 and 2015, Kubasayev received money, Swiss watches and a sporting gun for a total of about 2.6 million rubles from Shamil Kadiyev, the director of the republic’s state public institution Office of the Single State Customer - Developer. In return, he did not obstruct the holding of auctions by the organization for the right of concluding government contracts.
Recently, Kubasayev’s detention was extended until November 22.