Ex-deputy Minister of Sport charged with bribery

KGB detained the official in April 2013. A criminal case was started against 44-year-old Siarhei Nerad, under Article 430(3) in the Penal  Code of Belarus that deals with "briberty by a high-ranking official."

Mr Nerad took numerous bribes during a lengthy period of time until 2012, KGB chief Valery Vakulchyk said on Thursday. Mr Nerad was appointed as a Deputy Minister of Sport in 2010.