The Committee of state security of Belarus (KGB) detained Andrei Vtyurin Deputy state Secretary of the security Council, the former to mid-2014, the head of the security service of President Alexander Lukashenko.

“The KGB arrested Andrei Vtyurin Deputy state Secretary of the security Council, former head of the security service Alexander Lukashenko. Criminal case”, – reported the website of the newspaper “Nasha Niva” with reference to “credible sources”.

The press service of the KGB, the Agency “Interfax-West” refused to comment on the reported detention. “No comment,” said the spokesman in response to the Agency’s question regarding information on detention of A. Vtyurin.

According to the newspaper, the cottage A. Vtyurin in the suburban village of Drozdy-2 where there live high-ranking officials, sealed.

The publication claimed that the official was detained a week ago for taking bribes.

gin-left:0cm; margin-right:0cm”>A. vtyurin worked in the presidential security service for almost 20 years, including 2007 and 2014 he was head of the service. 2014 by the President A. vtyurin Deputy state Secretary of the security Council.

A. vtyurin is a native of Penza. He graduated from the Saratov higher military command school of the interior Ministry, and then the Academy of the interior Ministry of Belarus.

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