Former judge jailed for nine years over bribe-taking
Earning the rewards, the judge has been passing illegal decisions for several years.
The court in Vladimir sentenced former attendant of Themis Anna Khokhlova to nine years of imprisonment for bribery, the press service of regional directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia reports.
According to the investigators, in 2010-2012 the former judge committed a number of malfeasances. In particular, for remuneration she passed obviously illegal decisions. Assistance in it was rendered to her by lawyer of the Vladimir regional Bar Irina Mustafina, who received four years of imprisonment conditionally with the ban to be engaged in lawyer activity within two and a half years.
The sums of bribes and other details of the case are not specified.
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Investigative Committee General Nikandrov, accused of taking a particularly large bribe, married in jail
The Deputy Head of the Main Investigative Directorate (MID) of the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) for Moscow, Denis Nikandrov, stated in court that he had married in 2017, although he has been in the pretrial detention center for over a year on suspicion of bribe-taking.