Criminal case opened against Astrakhan Penitential Service Chief
Aleksey Kiktev is suspected of power abuse.
The Investigative Committee has initiated a criminal case against Aleksey Kiktev, the Chief of the Federal Penitentiary Service in the Astrakhan Region. According to Andrei Khegai, the Senior Assistant to the local Investigative Department Chief, Kiktev is suspected of abuse of authority. Khegai, however, refused to disclose any details of the criminal case against the senior ICR official, referring to secrecy of investigation.
Aleksey Kiktev has held the job since June 9, 2014. Previously, starting from September 2011 till May 2014 he had been the Deputy Head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Primorsky Region. Between 2008 and 2011 Kiktev held the same post in the Stavropol Region.
According to the official’s income declaration, he earned 1.344.460 rubles in 2015. His wife, who is raising three minor children, makes 49 thousand rubles. No one in the family has any property or a vehicle. Except for Aleksey Kiktev, who owns a 58.4 sq m apartment and a 74 sq m house; his spouse has an 81 sq m apartment.
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