Commander of Belarussian Air Force taken to custody

Last Updated: Friday, December 31, 2010 - 14:26

Minsk: Commander of the Belarussian Air Force, Major General Igor Azaryonok has been taken to custody for alleged corruption, the Belarussian Interior Ministry said.

According to the Ministry`s information department, Gen Azaryonok is charged with gross bribe taking.

"A pretrial restriction measure in the form of custody has been chosen for him," a spokesman for the information department said yesterday.
"Also, charges have been issued to the general`s accomplice, who is a Russian citizen, and he is staying under arrest, too, right now," he said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, December 31, 2010 - 14:26

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