Arrest of Aleksander Lamonov prolonged for 3 months
Arrest of Deputy Head of the Main Directorate of Interdepartmental Interaction and Personal Safety of the Investigative Committee of Russia Aleksander Lamonov over the case of taking a bribe from thief in law Shakro Molodoy is prolonged for three months by the Lefortovo Court of Moscow.
The measure of restraint to the senior officer of the ICR in the form of detention is determined till March 19, 2017 by the petition of the investigation.
The meeting on prolongation of a term of detention of the colonel took place in the media closed mode, RIA Novosti reports.
It should be noted that the person under investigation Aleksander Lamonov opposed closing of process from listeners, explaining it with absence of materials with a signature stamp “Confidentially” in the case.
To recall, on July 19, the Lefortovo Court of Moscow arrested three high-ranking officers of the Investigative Committee – Head of the Main Directorate of Interdepartmental Interaction and Personal Safety of the ICR Mikhail Maksimenko, his deputy Aleksander Lamonov and First Deputy Head of a Capital Central Board Denis Nikandrov.
The investigation suspects them of taking a bribe on especially large scale from thief in law Shakro Molodoy for relief of charges against Andrey Kochuykov nicknamed Italiyanets (Italian) - to one of the main defendants in the case over firefight on Rochdelskaya Street.
Fake citizenship and access to state secrets. Former Ukrainian officials get supreme posts in Crimea
More and more questions arise with regards to the staffing policy of the Crimean authorities. This summer, Roman Podsudevsky has been appointed in charge of the Yalta Commercial Port – a strategic objective. The former Ukrainian border guard officer wanted at home for divulgence of state secrets and corruption easily gained the Russian citizenship and made a successful career in Crimea. In March 2017, he was a senior security specialist in Genbank; in the same period, he attempted to become the Head of Shchelkino Municipal Administration but lost in the competition; and since December 2017, Podsudevsky became an aide to Sergei Aksenov. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how former Ukrainian enforcement officers and officials become supreme functionaries in Crimea.
Three officers of the Moscow FSB office, detained in June 2017, are defendants in the criminal case heard by the Moscow Garrison Military Court along with the retired MIA Major-General Viktor Trutnev. The official prosecution asked 7 and eight years’ imprisonment for them.