March 08, 2013 10:25
Rector of State University of Management suspected of bribery
MOSCOW. March 8 (Interfax) - The rector of the State University of Management has been detained on suspicion of accepting a bribe, Interfax was told at the press center of the Interior Ministry Main Department.
"Officers from the Interior Ministry Main Department for Economic Security and Corruption Resistance have caught in action the rector of the State University of Management who is suspected of accepting a bribe in the amount of 7 million rubles," the report says.
"It has been established that this person demanded a financial reward through his representatives from a commercial organization employee in exchange for signing a 58-million-ruble contract for maintenance and cleaning of the university premises," it said.
"The transfer of the requested amount of money to the rector through a go-between was subsequently documented by police," it said.
"The evidence gathered by police has already been forwarded to investigative agencies, which will have to adopt a procedural decision and impose pre-trial restrictions [on the suspect]," according to the report.
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