Crimean Deputy Head of Antimonopoly Service detained on suspicion of bribery
The official was detained by special forces directly at the workplace.
Employees of the Federal Security Service together with the police detained Vyacheslav Tokarev, the Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) Department in the Crimea and Sevastopol. The official was detained on suspicion of bribery.
"Vyacheslav Tokarev was detained in Sevastopol, he is suspected of taking bribes," the source of RIA Novosti said.
"The deputy head of the department was detained on suspicion of receiving a bribe on an especially large scale. The operation on detention was carried out by the officers of the FSB and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Crimean Investigative Committee will investigate this case," the source of KP-Crimea confirmed.
According to preliminary data, Vyacheslav Tokarev extorted 3 million rubles ($51.120) from representatives of one of the firms.
Tokarev was detained right at his workplace. According to available information, the operative development of the official was conducted during the year. The statement on the Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Crimea was submitted by the company, which deals with road works. The investigation of this case will deal with the ICR.
The Investigative Committee has not been commented yet, but stated that the information would be announced later.