Against former official of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Khabarovsk Region was opened criminal case
The day before he resigned at his own request, working in his post for more than 10 years. The information about the criminal case is contradictory. The former official refused to clarify the situation.
The former Chairman of the Committee of Fisheries of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Khabarovsk Region Sergey Ryabchenko became a suspect. This he told himself to Kommersant, but he denied saying in what exactly he is suspected, who conducted the searches and what structure is investigating his case.
Ryabchenko denied information about his arrest. According to him, he is now under a written undertaking not to leave the place. On August 8 he resigned. Ryabchenko also made it clear that there are some forces that are interested in changing the situation in the fishing industry in the region. The law enforcement source of Kommersant said that the case is related to the distribution of quotas. It is known that the Committee of Fisheries of the Ministry of Natural Resources is directly linked to the distribution of quotas and fishing water areas among companies in Khabarovsk Region. The basis for the initiation of the case was the statement of the deprived company.
However, local media reported on detention of Ryabchenko. According to AmurMedia, the case of the former Head of the Committee of Fisheries connected with the administration of official duties.
As the newspaper wrote, among fishermen it is now being discussed that the distribution of quotas for fishing smelts in Tuguro-Chumikansky area happened after the actual end of its fishing.
Sergey Ryabchenko the Committee of Fisheries of the Ministry of Natural Resources in Khabarovsk Region for 10 years.
Former member of the Federation Council believes that this once again points to numerous violations and falsification of evidence during the investigation of his criminal case on charges of bribe-taking in the amount of 27.5 million rubles ($457 thousand).