The chief and the deputy chief of the Education Section of the Rascani sector of Chisinau have been detained in the case of the arranged auctions.
All in all 18 people have been detained today by the Anti-Corruption Squad.
23 people are suspected in a probe into arranging auctions on purchasing food for schools and kindergartens.
Civil servants from the Chisinau Education Department helped companies win auctions on supplying food to schools and kindergartens, and received bribes from those companies.
Some food was expired and posed intoxication hazard for children's health.
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