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The head of Bolivia's coca control and industrialisation agency has been arrested over accusations of illegally selling seized coca and other crimes.
Prosecutors say Luis Cutipa diverted 45 tonnes of coca leaves and passed them on through his relatives to drug lords.
Mr Cutipa is also accused of falsifying documents to get his job and benefitting from an increase in the price of coca sellers' licences.
He denies any wrongdoing and says extra funds went to official bank accounts.
Prosecutors say they will charge Luis Cutipa with neglect of duty, extortion, abuse of power and contravening laws and the Constitution.
A separate investigation is looking into the alleged fraud over documents he presented to obtain his job.
Just wow, I doubt this is uncommon. The corruption is disgusting