Police in Estonia arrests officials trading driver’s licenses

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Police in Estonia has arrested five officials of the Road Administration accused of taking bribes for driving licenses.

Quoting the accusations ERR reports that the five people received bribes worth a few hundred euros for allowing people to pass their drivers’ exams and police has described the acts as widespread and systematic.

Priit Sauk, the head of the Road Administration, noted to Postimees daily that those, who purchased a license, instead of passing exams, will have their license annulled.

At the Road Administration, which is in charge of administering driving license exams, among other tasks, the five staff members have now quit the body.

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