Ex-head of Rostov MIA Main Directorate Internal Security division accused of swindling
Earlier, Police Colonel Nikolay Germashev became a suspect in a criminal case of abuse of power.
Former Head of the Internal Security Operations and Search Division of the MIA Main Directorate in the Rostov region, Police Colonel Nikolay Germashev has been charged with swindling. This is reported by The CrimeRussia’s source. Details of the episode under which the law enforcer is charged are unknown at this time.
February 2, the FSB Directorate in the Rostov region initiated a criminal case against former Head of the Internal Security Operations and Search Division Nikolay Germashev. The colonel is suspected of abuse of official powers out of personal interests (part 1 of Art. 285 of the Russian Criminal Code).
To recall, Head of the Internal Security Operations and Search Division of the MIA Main Directorate in the Rostov region, Police Colonel Nikolay Germashev was suspended from work for the period of departmental verification of the regional administration’s operation, and then dismissed from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the summer of 2017. As reported by The CrimeRussia, his houses were raided by law enforcers in November in the. February 3, the former police officer dismissed from the authorities in August 2017 was detained, and then the Leninsky District Court of Rostov on Don arrested him at the investigation's request.
May 11, former Head of the Rostov Region Prosecutor’s Office Department for Supervision over the Execution of Anti-Corruption Legislation, Andrey Prokuratov, was detained on charges of bribe-taking. Local media associate his detention with the criminal case of Germashev.
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