Deputy Mayor of Kerch detained for bribe taking
Deputy Mayor of Kerch Oleg Shevchenko detained by staff of the Federal Security Service in the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol.
As Kommersant reports, the official was caught in flagrante delicto in the building of the City Administration during bribe taking of 380 thousand rubles, which the local entrepreneur transferred to Shevchenko.
Head of Crimea Sergey Aksenov told about detention of the Deputy Head of the Kerch Administration at a meeting with heads of administrations of the cities and areas of the peninsula.
The case under items (a and с), part 5 Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation is initiated against the Deputy Head of the Kerch Administration and the deputy director of one of municipal unitary enterprise of the city. According to the case papers, on December 6 the City Administration and the contractor signed the agreement on performance of works on installation of route signs, traffic lights and public transport stops on the amount of 3,8 million rubles.
Oleg Shevchenko is accused of bribe taking in the amount of 50 thousand dollars. Oleg Osadchiy holding post of the Deputy Head before him was condemned for abuse of official powers in 2015.
Head of MIA Directorate in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District Vasily Romanitsa has commented on a corruption scandal that struck the district traffic police and resulted in five traffic cops being arrested.
Last week the whole country celebrated a landmark date - 99 years since the day of the transport police formation. However, the North-West Internal Affairs Directorate on transport was upset. Recently, the department came in sight of public due to scandals: drug trafficking, kidnapping, extortion, public fights.