Russian court orders arrest of governor suspected of taking bribe: TASS

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 24, 2016 11:56 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court ordered on Saturday that Nikita Belykh, the governor of the Kirov region, should be taken into custody for two months, TASS news agency reported.

Russian investigators detained Belykh on Friday, saying they had caught him accepting a bribe in a Moscow restaurant.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Mark Potter)