Dagestan Minister of Economy and Territorial Development detained at airportOsman Khazbulatov

 

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The official’s home is being searched.

Osman Khazbulatov, Minister of Economy and Territorial Development of Dagestan, was detained, searches are underway at his home and workplace, informs Interfax referring to a source.

According to the agency’s interlocutor, the official was detained while trying to leave the republic – security officers took him off the plane. According to preliminary data, special measures are being conducted by employees of the Directorate for Economic Safety and Counteracting Corruption of the republic. A criminal case has been initiated.

The Ministry of Economy of Dagestan confirms the searches, but notes that the agency is working as usual.