Ex-traffic police officer caught on bribe-taking to face trial
The fact of illegal transfer of money to the police officer was captured on a mobile phone camera by an eyewitness.
Investigation of the criminal case against former traffic police officer of Road Patrol Service of Administration of State Traffic Safety Inspectorate of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia on the Chekhovsky district of the Moscow Region accused of bribe-taking is completed. Materials are brought to trial, the press service of the Main Investigation Directorate of the Investigative Committee (IC) of the region reports.
The ex-police officer is accused of Small-sized bribery (part 1 Art. 291.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to the investigators, the former inspector, after stopping the driver in Moscow Region Chekhov, demanded from him three thousand rubles for not prosecuting him for the violations. The car owner agreed to the terms of the transaction.
The moment of transmission of the bribe was captured by an accidental eyewitness on mobile phone camera from a balcony of the adjacent house. The author of the video recorded how the violator was “paying” the inspector in the traffic police car, and then left. The video was posted online, after what the police initiated a check by results of which a criminal case was initiated. During the investigation, the defendant completely admitted his guilt.
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