Ekaterinburg: Head of Verh-Isetsky district detained for bribe
The Head of the Verh-Isetsky district is suspected of receiving 150 thousand rubles ($2 600).
The Head of the Verh-Isetsky district is suspected of receiving 150 thousand rubles ($2 600), the press service of the regional ICR reported.
According to law enforcement officers, the official received the money from a local businessman in exchange for protection in the performance of a municipal contract for sanitation services in the district.
The Head was detained immediately after the transfer of the bribe in the workplace, the ICR reported. It is noted that the criminal case was initiated. In the near future the measure of restraint will be chosen.
The ICR has reported on solving the murder of Ilya Pichko, who had been due to testify in the high-profile case of smuggling at the hearing on December 18. The search for the head of Yugo-Vostochnaya Torgovaya Kompaniya began after he failed to appear at the hearing scheduled for December 11.