Ex-Head of Rostov MIA Field Investigation Unit accused of bribe-taking
Earlier, Nikolay Germashev was accused of fraud and abuse of official powers.
Former Head of the operations and search division of the Rostov State Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Nikolay Germashev is charged with taking a bribe for 13 million rubles ($204.800), the source of The CrimeRussia said. Details of the charge are still unknown.
The criminal case against Colonel Germashev was initiated on February 2. He was suspected of Abuse of Official Powers (part 1 of Article 285 of the Criminal Code). In the summer of 2017, Germashev was suspended from work for the time of departmental verification and then dismissed from the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In November, apartments belonging to him were searched. On February 3, 2018, the former Head of the operations and search division was detained and then arrested by a decision of the Leninsky District Court of Rostov-on-Don at the request of the investigation.
In May, Andrey Prokuratov, the former Head of the department for combating corruption legislation of the Rostov region Prosecutor's Office, was detained on charges of taking bribes. Local media binds his detention to the Germashev’s case. On May 20, the Colonel was accused of fraud.
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