Armenian Law Enforcement in Pursuit of Corrupt Customs Agent

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenian law-enforcement agencies have announced a nation-wide hunt for a deputy chief of a customs office in the Gugark region of Lori province, who is suspected of soliciting an "extremely large bribe."
Sona Truzian, a spokeswoman for the office of prosecutor-general, said the man, A. Ghulian, worked at Bagratashen customs house on the border with Georgia.
She said prosecutors have found that A. Ghulian accepted a $5,250 bribe from two businessmen in return for registering a huge batch of perfumes imported from Italy by a company as perfumes imported by an individual entrepreneurs.
She said A Ghulian is accused on several counts of the criminal code and a local court has issued an arrest warrant for the man who is on the run.


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