Lukashenka’s aide detained when receiving a bribe

MINSK, 30 may — RIA Novosti. In Belarus detained the assistant to the President inspector for Grodno oblast Executive Rovneiko, said the KGB.

It is noted that the official was caught red handed while demanding and receiving a bribe of 200 thousand dollars. An investigative events were held on behalf of the head of state.

Rovneiko, was taken to jail, he gives the “confession,” added the KGB.

It is noted that in the field of security services, Rovnako got over a year ago, when the KGB received information “about the numerous facts of receiving bribes from various persons in matters falling within its competence”.

To the official threatens till 15 years of imprisonment.

President Alexander Lukashenko has authorized representatives in all regions of Belarus (Minsk, Mogilev, Gomel, Vitebsk, Brest, Grodno) and Minsk, they are called helpers-inspectors. They are responsible for the development of specific regions.
“Show no mercy”

In April, Alexander Lukashenko demanded from the officials to work so that people in the country felt that the government “is trying for them to do something” to the Republic events took place on “Armenian script.”

The President also said that the mercy of officials who committed corruption crimes, will not.

“Better poor but free, than the rich — there (in places of deprivation of liberty. — Approx. ed.). <…> All in the eyes of the people. Do not think that it is difficult to calculate and you know nobody will,” warned Lukashenko.

At the end of last year, he noted that thanks to joint efforts of the relevant services corruption in the country has managed “to curb”, but to complete victory over it is still far away.