Ex-head of district in Crimea suspected of taking bribe

Ex-head of district in Crimea suspected of taking bribe

It concerns a bribe in the amount of 189 thousand rubles ($3,000).

A criminal case was initiated under Part 5 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (official receiving a bribe on a large scale) against the former head of the administration of the Leninsky district of Crimea Svetlana Ivanova.

“The investigation established that according to the results of the overhaul of the water supply networks carried out by one of the enterprises of the Republic of Crimea, the head of the administration, through an intermediary, received a remuneration in the amount of 189,000 rubles ($3,000). After the transfer of money, criminal actions were stopped by officers of the Directorate for Economic Security and Combating Corruption of the MIA for the Republic of Crimea,” the website of the Republic of Crimea informs.

The suspect is detained, all the circumstances of the case are being established.

July 15, the head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov asked Svetlana Ivanova to leave her post.

“I have carefully studied the materials on the case of the head of the Leninsky district administration, Svetlana Ivanova, provided to me by the anti-corruption committee of the Republic of Crimea, which is a member of the Council of Ministers. I believe that I have every reason to express no confidence in the head of the administration. She wrote a letter of resignation,” he said.

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