Deputy Head of Novy Urengoy MIA detained for bribery
He reportedly solicited 150.000 rubles ($2.600) promising not to scrutinize one of the town's companies.
Alexander Efimov, the Deputy Head of the town’s office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Novy Urengoy, has been detained on suspicion of bribe-taking, Ura.ru reported citing Elena Demyanova, the spokesperson of the ICR Investigation Department for the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. A criminal case has been instituted against Efimov under part 3 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (Swindling committed by a person through his official position, as well as on a large scale).
According to the website nur24, Efimov solicited a bribe promising not to scrutinize OOO Sinergiya. The sources say his reward was 150.000 rubles ($2.600), while according to other sources, it was about 600.000 rubles ($10.430).
Currently, Efimov is in a temporary detention facility.
In early November 2017, Basmanny Court of Moscow has satisfied the motion brought by the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) and remanded Aleksander Shukyurov, Director of the Capital Renovation Directorate State Budgetary Institution of Moscow, in custody. The head of the institution subordinate to the Department of Capital Renovation of the City of Moscow that had acted as the client in tenders worth dozens of billions of rubles is suspected of swindling on an especially large scale.