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.
A native of Grozny Lors Khamiev, who has served several years for preparing an attempt on Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov, has been arrested by court along with another defendant. They have already been charged with the murder of Azerbaijani Garib Orudzhev during the night of February 15.
The high-profile shootout in Oko Tower in November 2017 – at least, 40 gunshots were fired there – has led to unexpected consequences a year later. Seven high-ranked investigators of the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) have submitted a collective resignation letter, and the inquest into the incident in Moscow City International Business Center was resumed. In fact, this chain of events resembles another firefight that had occurred in 2015 near Elements Restaurant on Rochdelskaya street, Moscow and also resulted in a number of high-profile criminal cases against senior ICR officials and incarceration of ‘thief № 1’ Shakro Molodoy.