This information was provided by the press service of the Belarusian state security Committee (KGB), reports “Russian conversation”.

The message said that Vtyurin caught red-handed on Friday, may 3. Also with him were detained the representative of “Russian commercial structure “G”” , which passed on a bribe.

Both of them were charged with giving and receiving bribes. According to the KGB of Belarus, the money was intended to “promote the interests” of the Russian company in Belarus.

The defendants were taken into custody. They agreed to plead guilty, report says.

Andrei 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. 2007-2014, vtyurin headed the security service of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, and in 2014 he was appointed Deputy Secretary of the security Council of Belarus.

Belarusian media repeatedly wrote about it, calling it one of the most influential people in the state.

In early may it was reported that Lukashenka fired Vtyurin for “committing actions discrediting the rank of a soldier”. The decree of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on 24 April and published on the national legal Internet portal.

As previously reported, “Russian conversation”, Lukashenka dismissed the former head of his security from the security Council for “discredit of a rank of the military”.

We will remind that the detained comrade Lukashenko Vtyurin called an FSB agent.