ArmInfo. On December 4 this year, employees of the National Security Service of Armenia (NSS RA), on suspicion of receiving a bribe on a large scale, detained the deputy minister of education, science, culture and sports of the Republic of Armenia, his driver, as well as the head one of the football clubs operating in the RA, which is also the actual leader of a number of supplier companies.
According to the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, according to preliminary data, the deputy minister, in exchange for supporting the aforementioned business entity in receiving tenders for the purchase of sportswear and equipment for the needs of entities subordinate to the Ministry, agreed to receive a bribe in especially large amounts with the help of his driver.
The driver of the deputy minister was detained immediately after the transfer of part of the funds to him from the head of the economic entity. A criminal case has been instituted.