Former Tambov Investigative Department Head sent to high-security prison for bribe-taking

Former Tambov Investigative Department Head sent to high-security prison for bribe-taking

In return for a bribe, the former police officer Konstantin Orischenko promised to settle the case against a person responsible for a fatal car accident.

Konstantin Orischenko, the former Head of the MIA Investigative Department dealing with Tambov car accidents has been found guilty of accepting a bribe.

The investigation found that in February 2015 Orischenko demanded a bribe of 500 thousand rubles from a person responsible for a fatal car accident. In return, the ex-policeman promised to see to the driver's absolute discharge. In 2012, violating the rules, the offender collided with a motorcyclist who died at the scene. Sergey Kadomtsev, Orischenko's acquaintance, was the intermediary in the bribery.

On April 21 the same year, Kadomtsev got the first was tranche amounting to 250 thousand rubles. A few hours later, Kadomtsev met Orischenko to pass the money. The regional Federal Security Service officers arrested the offenders in the act near the former policeman's house. As it turned out later, out of 250 thousand rubles one hundred banknotes of 1000 rubles each were actually fake.

Under Article called Bribe-taking on a considerable scale, Orischenko has been sentenced to 7 years' imprisonment in a high-security prison as well as to a fine of 10 million rubles. He was also deprived of the right to hold government offices for a 2 years' period.

Kadomtsev was found guilty in the mediation of bribery and sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment in a correctional colony of strict regime and to a fine of 8 million rubles.

The verdict of the court has come into legal force.

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