Reports: Customer officers detained in bribery investigation in Hrodna
A whole shift of customs inspectors was detained at the Belarus-Poland border on suspicion of bribery.
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.