Deputy Head of Moscow Internal Affairs Dept suspected of taking 1m-ruble bribe placed under house arrest
During the interrogation, the policeman admitted his guilt in full.
The Moscow Court sent deputy head of the Chertanovo Severnoye district police department and a lawyer suspected of fraud on an especially large scale under house arrest, TASS reported referring to senior assistant to the Head of the Moscow MIA Central Board Julia Ivanova.
According to the investigation, the lawyer received 1.2 million rubles ($20.700) from his client for resolving the issue of termination of the case under Article 158 of the Criminal Code (Theft). He was charged with attempted fraud.
Earlier it was reported that during the investigation of the case, the deputy head of the operational work of the Department of Internal Affairs Chertanovo Severnoye was detained. The investigation established that he had received money from the lawyer for the termination of the criminal case. During the interrogation, the policeman pleaded guilty.
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