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Reports: Customer officers detained in bribery investigation in Hrodna

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A shift of customs officers who processed trucks at the Bruzgi check post at the Belarusian-Polish border were detained in early August, reports Hrodna. life. They are suspected of receiving bribes and office abuse. 

Not only serving but also ex-officers could have been detained, according to the reports.

The relatives of the detainees say the operation was carried out by the law-enforcers from Minsk - probably from the KGB. They also said the suspects were cooperating with the investigation and testifying.

Criminal cases against customs officials have been frequent in Belarus lately. A group of customs inspectors from Smarhon and later from Homiel were recently on trial.