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.
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