High-ranking officials detained in connection with theft cases in Karachay-Cherkessia 09:57

In Karachay-Cherkessia, security forces detained a group of high-ranking officials and law enforcement officers who stole approximately 60 million rubles from the budget aimed at developing agriculture in the republic. This was reported by the Central Election Commission of the FSB of the Russian Federation. TASS.

“Members of an organized group of high-ranking government officials and law enforcement officials involved in the theft of budget funds on a particularly large scale were detained,” the ministry said.

It was announced that the detainees were involved in the theft of subsidies targeted within the framework of the state program “Development of Agriculture in the Karachay-Circassian Republic”.

“Damage from illegal activities is approximately 60 million rubles,” the FSB said.

Investigators opened a criminal case for the crime provided for in Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (fraud). Material evidence indicating their illegal activities was discovered and seized from group members.

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