Bogus judge detained for attempt to bribe police officer  

Bogus judge detained for attempt to bribe police officer
Detainee Photo: A still from the video

A man had a fake certificate of a judge of North Caucasian Arbitration Court on him.

A man, who misrepresented himself as a judge, was detained in Neftekumsk, Stavropol Krai, for attempting to bribe a police officer, the press service of the regional department of the Investigative Committee reports.

According to the publication, the false judge was detained on April 19. During a check of documents at Zaterechny federal checkpoint, he showed the police a fake certificate of a judge of North Caucasian Arbitration Court. A police officer, however, realized that the certificate was false. Then the man tried to give him 12 thousand rubles ($186), which he refused. Colleagues of the police officer recorded the attempted bribe-giving.

Svoyo TV published a video in which the man tries to give money to the policeman, and then takes out a certificate.

A criminal case has been opened on Attempted Bribe-Giving (part 3 of Art. 30 of part 3 of Art. 291 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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