Former head of anti-corruption body to stand trial over bribe taking
30 thousands rubles were transferred to mobile account of the former head of the anti-corruption body.
Case of the former head of the Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption of Novosibirsk Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Victor Shadrin was brought to trial. The ex-head accused under art. 290 para. 3 of the Criminal Code of the Russia Federation (taking bribe by official for illegal inaction in favor of the briber).
According to the investigation, from March to May 2015, Shadrin took bribe of 20 thousands rubles by three payments of 10 thousands rubles. A Novosibirsk citizen asked not to conduct inspections and investigative operations against him and his brother. The money was transferred to the official’s mobile account.
The criminal case will be considered in Central District Court of Novosibirsk. Shadrin may get from 3 to 7 years of imprisonment with a fine of 40-fold sum of the received bribe or just from 40-fold to 70-fold sum. Besides, the official may loose right to hold some positions.
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A spokesperson of the Prosecutor's office said that the ECHR had not studied all the materials of the criminal case, so they were offered not to overturn the verdict, but to send the case for a new review in court.