Ex-police chief Ion Bodrug arrested at Chisinau International Airport

Ion Bodrug, the former General Police Inspectorate (GPI) chief, was detained this morning at the Chisinau International Airport. An international search warrant was issued on him who is suspected of weapon trafficking and corruption. The information was confirmed to Publika by the Border Police press service. 

The press officer of the Prosecutor General's Office, Emil Gaitur, didn't immediately answered our phone for comment. 

According to the deputy head of the Combating Organized Crime and Special Causes, Vitalie Busuioc, Bodrug would have committed the crimes while he was the head of the PGI. Bodrug allegedly earned almost $ 25,000 to organize the illegal weapons trafficking in Ukraine.

The suspect was head of the GPI during 2013-2015.

Bodrug resigned after a series of searches were conducted on several employees of the institution.



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