Ex-Chief of Police of Novodvinsk has his subordinates build him a bathhouse 

Ex-Chief of Police of Novodvinsk has his subordinates build him a bathhouse
Lieutenant-Colonel Aleksey Volkov

Police officers built a bathhouse at their chief’s dacha for several months, not fulfilling their official duties. At the same time, the chief would do their payroll in accordance with their positions.

The ICR Investigations Directorate in the Arkhangelsk region and the Nenets Autonomous District have initiated a criminal case of Exceeding Official Powers against former Head of the Primorsky Department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Police Lieutenant-Colonel Aleksey Volkov.

As reported on the Investigative Committee's page on Twitter, in 2017, two subordinates of Aleksey Volkov built him a bathhouse in his country house in the Kholmogorsky district of the Arkhangelsk region for several months. 

The policemen did not show up for work and did not fulfill their official duties, yet regularly received salaries in accordance with their posts. They could not refuse their superiors, because they feared adverse consequences at work.

Using the free labor of his employees, ex-Head of the Primorsky Department saved more than 300 thousand rubles ($4,572), according to investigators.

However, now Lieutenant-Colonel Volkov has become a suspect in the criminal case of Exceeding Official Powers (part 1 of Art. 286 of the Russian Criminal Code), which was initiated on the basis of the materials of the investigative activities by the MIA Operations and Search Division in the Arkhangelsk region and the regional Federal Security Service Directorate. The investigation against Lieutenant-Colonel Volkov is ongoing, investigators are collecting evidence.

Meanwhile, the Primorsky Department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs has seen the arrival of a new head. February 14, Head of the MIA Directorate in the Arkhangelsk region Sergey Volchkov introduced Lieutenant-Colonel Yaroslav Anisimov to the personnel of the Novodvinsk police department.

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