Acting head of ICR Investigations Directorate for Kemerovo region dismissed
The court has also extended the detention of Colonel of Justice Pavel Mullin. The acting head of the ICR Investigations Directorate for the Kemerovo region is suspected of countering the investigation of the case of illicit arms trafficking.
According to Interfax, Acting Head of the ICR Investigations Directorate for the Kemerovo region Pavel Mullin was dismissed on March 3.
The order to remove Mullin from office, signed by Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Aleksandr Bastrykin, was presented at a court session in Novosibirsk. The court is considering the preventive measure for the now former employee of the ICR, who is suspected of exceeding official powers.
The investigation asked the court to place the suspect under house arrest, however, this preventive measure has not yet been selected for Mullin. The court confined itself to extending the term of his detention until 16:00 on March 10. According to Judge Mariya Shishkina, the court does not have sufficient grounds for selecting a preventive measure in the form of house arrest for the colonel of justice.
Let us recall that the criminal case in respect of Pavel Mullin has been initiated under Art. 286 of the Russian Criminal Code (Abuse of Official Powers). According to the FSB investigation, the former Head of the ICR Investigations Directorate for the Kemerovo region had prevented the investigation of a case of illicit arms trafficking.
It should be noted that Pavel Mushin was appointed acting head of the ICR Investigations Directorate for the region in November 2016, after his predecessor Major-General of Justice Sergey Kalinkin.
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