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Belarusian official receives French horn as bribe

French horn made of sand /​

The police have detained the Deputy Chairman of Dzyarzhynsky District Executive Committee. He is suspected of bribery. A criminal case has been initiated. As the press service of the Investigative Committee informs in Telegram, the investigation has evidence that the official lobbied for the interests of a commercial structure representative. For this, he "systematically received illegal remuneration." Law enforcement officials learned that the official was given a Swiss watch and a French horn as a bribe, among other things.

The Deputy Chairman of the District Executive Committee remains behind bars, with investigators working on the case. They are trying to establish all the episodes of the official's illegal activities.