Jahi Jahija, the number three person in the Ministry for Public Administration and Information Technology (MIOA) was arrested today and charged with abuse of office and asking for a kick-back to approve a procurement contract.

Jahija is the State Secretary in the crucial Ministry. The SDK news site reports that Jahija was arrested in his home this morning, and the police also searched his office.

According to the news site, the bribe was taken in 2014 and 2015, and amounted to 10.000 EUR.