Deputy head of Simferopol detention center detained for $50k-bribe

Deputy head of Simferopol detention center detained for $50k-bribe

In Crimea, Deputy Head of the Simferopol pre-trial detention center Nikita Fedorov has been detained on suspicion of receiving a bribe.

According to Mediazona, he is suspected of receiving a bribe of 3 million rubles ($50 thousand) for organizing release on parole for one of the prisoners.

The publication cites journalist Anton Naumlyuk, who obtained the information from sources in the pre-trial detention center and the local FSB directorate.

It is known that Fedorov has been detained in his own office. He is currently in a temporary containment cell.

Mediazona notes that the pre-trial detention center of Simferopol, headed by Fedorov, is notorious for prisoners' complaints of poor conditions of detention. Recently, complaints from at least three people have been received.

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