FSB detained Magnitogorsk Assembly deputy
The suspect was caught red-handed.
Deputy of the city Assembly and senior physician of the city hospital No. 2 Artem Cherepanov was detained by the FSB officers in Magnitogorsk.
The press service of the FSB of the region told that the suspect was detained red-handed at the time of receiving a bribe. All operative materials were sent to the Investigative Committee for verification. The investigation is being carried out by the Ordzhonikidzevsky Interdistrict Investigation Department.
"He was caught red-handed in the workplace receiving money," the press service of the regional FSB commented.
The Investigative Committee has not commented yet.
Artem Cherepanov began his medical activity in Magnitogorsk city hospital No. 4 as an anesthesiologist-resuscitator. From 1997 to 2002, he headed the Magnitogorsk City Foundation Drug Free World. Since 2002 he worked in the State Unitary Enterprise Magnitogorsk Balneary as deputy director; in 2010 he took the chair of the senior physician of the institution. Mr. Cherepanov headed city hospital No. 2 in 2012. He is repeatedly elected member of the meeting of deputies of Magnitogorsk, currently he holds the post of deputy chairman of the commission on social policy and public relations.
After scaring Dagestan with inspections, arrests, and searches, the interdepartmental commission of the Prosecutor General’s Office and ICR has identified key priorities for the regional watchdog authority. After the crackdown on the old clan-based system, the management reforms became more constructive – however, another wave of criminal cases, terminations, and arrests is expected in the republic. The CrimeRussia was figuring out what other Dagestani officials are currently at risk.