Minister in Russia’s Ingushetia gets suspended sentence for embezzlement

INGUSHETIA, 27 June, Caucasus Times – Minister in Russia’s Ingushetia gets suspended sentence for embezzlement

A minister in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia has been sentenced for misappropriating budget funds.

The Ingush minister of youth policy, sport and tourism, Issa Ozdoyev, has been given two years’ suspended sentence.

The Russian Federal Security Service directorate for Ingushetia was in charge of the investigation. A total of R5m, or 194,000 dollars, allocated by the Russian Fund for Social Insurance, was misappropriated.

Caucasus Times

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