Five Moscow policemen pin crimes on addicts for better figures
Criminal investigators attributed detainees articles for distribution, sale and trafficking of addictive drugs, thereby improving their performance.
In Moscow five police officers of the police department in Pechatniki district are suspected of fabricating criminal cases. Three of them have already been detained, two more are on the wanted list. The suspects feature the head of the criminal investigation department, Life reports without specifying the names. A criminal case on abuse of powers has been initiated against the police officers.
It is known that the operatives fabricated criminal cases against detained drug addicts, adding articles for distribution, sale and trafficking of drugs, and this way they boosted their figures. The illegal activities of shapeshifters became known after the claim, which the law enforcement bodies received from one of those on whom a crime was pinned.
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