The Russian Embassy in Kyrgyzstan has commented on the scandal with the criminal case against the owner of the « Speculator » chain of stores. Nikolay Udovichenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Kyrgyz Republic, wrote about this on his Instagram page.
“We drew attention to the resonant situation with a retail chain owned by a Russian citizen. We find out the circumstances of the events that occurred, ”the message says.
Let us recall that the interdepartmental investigation group of the State Committee for National Security and the Military Prosecutor’s Office opened a criminal case on the fact of corruption. According to the investigation, the heads and employees of the commercial companies “Speculant” and “NTK”, in collusion with government officials, under the auspices of individual law enforcement and fiscal officials, organized a stable corruption connection to import expired food products into the territory of Kyrgyzstan.