Ex-official of KhMAO Rostechnadzor received seven years in prison for taking bribes
The state inspector demanded more than 1.5 million rubles from one of the representatives of the local organization for loyalty.
The former inspector of the Rostechnadzor (RTN) in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug (Khanty-Ugra) is sentenced to seven years in a strict regime penal colony and a fine of 4.8 million rubles for trying to get a bribe of 1.5 million rubles. This was reported by the press service of the district Prosecutor's Office.
According to authorities, a conviction was delivered against the former inspector of the North Ural Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision. The man was a defendant in the case under part 3 of Art. 30, part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (Attempted Bribery for committing illegal acts in favor of the bribe on an especially large scale).
The court found that the RTN state inspector demanded a bribe of 1.5 million rubles from the representative of one of the local companies. In exchange, the civil servant said that show loyalty to a subsequent unscheduled inspection. The mediator received part of a bribe - 800 thousand rubles - from the representative of the legal entity.
"The transfer of money, intended as a bribe, came under the control of law enforcement bodies," the Prosecutor explained.
Earlier, the court verdict sentenced the mediator for mediation in bribery.
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