Former head of the Regional Recruitment Office in the Kaluga Region accused of bribery
Former chief of the military commissariat of the Kaluga Region in the Borovsky District Oleg Grishan and his colleague Sergey Shirokov from the Maloyaroslavetsky District are facing up to 7 years in prison.
Both stand accused of bribery.
According to the press service of the Western Military District, criminal cases have been initiated against both heads of military commissariats of the Kaluga Region.
The former head of the department of the military commissariat of the Kaluga Region in the Borovsky District Oleg Grishanov has been charged with mediation in bribery (art. 291.1, para. 2 of the Russian Criminal Code). As for the former head of the military commissariat in the Maloyaroslavetsky District Sergey Shirokov, he is accused of taking a bribe (art. 290, para. 3 of the Russian Criminal Code). The following articles stipulate that each of the defendants is facing a sentence of up to 7 years in prison.
The media reports suggest that the head of the military commissariat in the Borovsky District Oleg Grishan promised to help a certain young man avoid compulsory military service. The young citizen was ready to pay the necessary money, if only to avoid joining the army. However, this young man was living on the territory of the Maloyaroslavetsky District, which was outside of Grishaev’s competence. As a result, the commissar asked his counterpart from the said region, Sergey Shirokov, "to settle this issue." Thelatteragreed.
The heads of the recruitment offices decided to hold the meeting and transfer the money at one of the gas stations in the Borovsky district. It was there that the security officials detained them during the passing of bribe. It is noteworthy that Oleg Grishan tried to resist the law enforcement officers, he locked himself in the car and defied the takedown team.
It should also be noted that the military commissar of the Kaluga Region Oleg Legky refused to comment on this story about the detention of his subordinates, parrying with hack phrases on the ongoing fight against corruption in his office.