Criminal case against Head of MIA Private Security Department for Central Administrative District
The head of the Private Security Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Central Administrative District is accused of taking bribe on an especially large scale.
A criminal case has been instituted against the head of the MIA Private Security Department for the Central Administrative District. He is accused of committing illegal actions under part 6 Art. 290 of the Russian Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale) and part 4, Art. 291.1 of the Russian Criminal Code (Mediation in bribery).
According to investigation, in the period from 2013 to 2014 the police officer received 2 million rubles for the patronage of a businessman while on a passenger ferry in the Moscow region.
The investigators currently seek arrest of the high-ranking police officer.
When his guilt is established, the officer will be dismissed from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and be punished. His superiors will also be brought to justice.
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