Internal Security Service detains Estonian Railways board member on corruption suspicions

  • 2017-12-16
  • LETA/TBT Staff

TALLINN, Dec 15, BNS - Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) on Friday detained Sergei Fedorenko, a member of the board of the state-owned railway infrastructure company Estonian Railways (Eesti Raudtee), as a suspect of accepting a bribe.

The criminal suspicions are connected to Fedorenko's job, a press officer for the Office of the Prosecutor General told BNS on Friday evening.

In addition, an entrepreneur who is suspected of giving a bribe has been detained as well as two people suspected of aiding in giving a bribe.

A criminal proceeding has been opened on the basis of articles of the Penal Code dealing with giving and accepting a bribe.

The investigation is carried out by ISS and headed by the Office of the Prosecutor General.