Colonel of central board of MIA detained on suspicion of swindle for 22 million rubles
The law enforcement authority demanded 22 million rubles in exchange for ‘assistance in closing of criminal case’ from one of capital businessmen.
Employee of central office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, colonel Maxim Rybkin is detained for receiving ‘illegal remuneration’ in a size of 22 million rubles, Moscow city news reports.
According to the agency, the law enforcement authority tried to earn illegal reward from one of local businessmen, promising the last assistance in closing of criminal case on embezzlement of budget funds.
It is noted that the employee is already dismissed from law-enforcement bodies “for negative motives and will be punished according to the law”. Functional audit check by results of which the issue of attraction them to strict disciplinary responsibility will be resolved is carried out concerning its heads.
Head of MIA Directorate in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District Vasily Romanitsa has commented on a corruption scandal that struck the district traffic police and resulted in five traffic cops being arrested.
Last week the whole country celebrated a landmark date - 99 years since the day of the transport police formation. However, the North-West Internal Affairs Directorate on transport was upset. Recently, the department came in sight of public due to scandals: drug trafficking, kidnapping, extortion, public fights.