MOSCOW, June 30 (RAPSI)- A court has sentenced ex-deputy governor of the Kurgan Region Roman Vanyukov to 11 years in a high-security prison for taking bribes totaling over 5 million rubles (over $70,000), the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports.

Additionally, Vanyukov has been fined 9 million rubles (about $128,000) and barred from taking state and municipal posts for 5 years, the statement reads.

Moreover, according to the ruling, over 5.1 million rubles found in the house of the defendant, his sister have been forfeited to the state.

According court records, since 2018 Vanyukov administering road maintenance funding has received over 5 million rubles from several economic entities as bribes. However, he wanted to receive over 27 million rubles (over $380,000) in total but was arrested.