Chief of penal colony detained for bribery in Kaluga region
In Medyn, FSB operatives have detained Colonel of Internal Service Nikolay Tyapkin for bribe-taking.
The colonel holds the position of chief of maximum-security penal colony No. 4. As Kaluga media report, the operation for his detention was held on December 19, and the following day a preventive measure was selected for the detainee.
The court left the head of the colony at large, placing him under house arrest. The regional law enforcement agencies do not comment on the detention of the FPSR senior officer.
In mid-July, thief in law Vitya Pan, as well as his accomplices Evgeny Titov aka Tit and Yaroslav Sokolov (aka Yarik) were declared federally wanted. Depending on their role in the commission of the crime, the defendants are suspected of creation of a crime community and participation therein (parts 1 and 2 of Art. 210 of the Russian Criminal Code), as well as of kidnapping and tortures.