Deputy Minister of Education arrested for suspicion of bribery

Deputy Minister of Education arrested for suspicion of bribery

PanARMENIAN.Net - A Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Armenia has been arrested for suspicion of bribery, reports the National Security Service.

Besides the Deputy Minister, his driver and the head of an Armenian football club—who is also the head of a number of supplying company—have been arrested.

The NSS said the Deputy Minister has used the services of his driver to take bribes from the head of the football club to support the latter in a competition to supply sports equipment to agencies subject to the Ministry.

Immediately after the businessman transferred a part of the sum to the Deputy Minister's driver, both of them were arrested.

According to media reports, the arrested official is Gevorg Loretsyan, who coordinates sports-related issues.

 Top stories
Mnatsakanyan last traveled to Moscow from October 11-13, to meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.
The Azerbaijani Forces violated the truce, which was supposed to enter into force from October 18 midnight.
Sarkissian hosted the ambassador in the presidential palace and discussed the situation created by the coronavirus.
"We are aware of the assessment of those elections by the international observers," Anna Naghdalyan said.
Partner news