Deputy Head of Rostov Penitentiary Service suspected of bribe taking
The criminal case is initiated against the official.
Deputy Head of General Administration of Russian Federal Penitentiary Service (FPS) in the Rostov Region Sergey Ralnikov became a defendant in criminal case over Bribe-Taking on especially large scale (part 6 Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), the press service of the Investigative Committee of Russia reports.
According to investigators, the official during the period from July, 2016 to April, 2017, working by previous concert with other officials of department, have received from a local businessman in several stages 2 million rubles. At the same time in total Ralnikov expected to receive 2,6 million rubles, it is noted in the message. In exchange the official promised to provide free acceptance of goods delivered by the company of the businessman and calculations according to the contract signed with GA FPS.
The court according to the petition of the investigation sent the suspected in the pre-trial detention center.
Former member of the Federation Council believes that this once again points to numerous violations and falsification of evidence during the investigation of his criminal case on charges of bribe-taking in the amount of 27.5 million rubles ($457 thousand).