Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan: Russian mafia boss detained at Manas International Airport
19/11-2012 12:47, Bishkek – 24.kg news agency , by Makhinur NIYAZOVA
The Russian mafia boss, a citizen of Georgia Ilya Samsoniya, born in 1973, was detained at Manas International Airport. The Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan informed 24.kg news agency.
Reportedly, on November 16, in Bishkek, during boarding Moscow - Bishkek flight the officers of the General Organized Crime and Corruption Control Department (GUBOPiK) detained a foreigner with a forged passport of the Kyrgyz Republic’s citizen.
As noted, the examination found out that the detainee is a citizen of Georgia, and he is also so called mafia boss Ilya Samsoniya. The GUBOPiK Investigation Department filed a criminal case under the Article 350 of the Kyrgyz Criminal Code (Use of forged documents).
The report said, now the police is checking the involvement of the detained person in crimes committed in Georgia and Russia. “His extradition is not considered so far,” the Kyrgyz Interior Ministry said.