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MOSCOW, January 2 (Itar-Tass) —— Polish police have detained Alexander Ignatenko, former first deputy prosecutor of the Moscow region, Investigation Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said on Monday, January 2.
Ignatenko was detained on Monday morning in the resort town of Zakopane, where he had come two days ago on a Lithuanian passport for a rendezvous with his family. On the way out of the town, his car was stopped by Polish law enforcement agencies. Ignatenko did not put up resistance during the detention, Polish RFM Fm radio said earlier.
He is now being transported to Warsaw. The question of his deportation to Russia will be decided shortly.
In Russia, Ignatenko has been charged with taking bribes from the owners of gambling houses in the Moscow region.