Former St. Petersburg investigator sentenced to real term for bribery
The law enforcement authority demanded money from a defendant for mitigation of article of a criminal case.
A court in St. Petersburg sentenced former investigator of the Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs across Admiralteisky district to 1,5 years in standard regime penal colony. He is found guilty of bribe taking, the press service of the Investigative Committee of Russia reports.
Thus, according to case papers, the investigator demanded 100 thousand rubles ($1 thousand) from one of the accused, promising to soften an article of the criminal case, which was in his production. The convict extorted money for nearly half a year. The man transferred the specified sum to the card of the law enforcement authority by two tranches - on November 25 and on December 1, 2016.
After that, the investigator was detained.
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