FSB detains St. Petersburg metro assistant prosecutor
The suspect had previously helped the ICR to catch eight members of the organized criminal group.
FSB officers detained the assistant prosecutor of the St. Petersburg Metro, Grigory Borovko, on suspicion of receiving a bribe of 300.000 rubles from an entrepreneur selling toys in the subway. The suspect denies blame. The Prosecutor's Office sent a petition to arrest Borovko, Fontanka reports.
After Borovko’s arrest, the Prosecutor’s Office of St. Petersburg released information about the cooperation of the detainee with the Investigation Committee. On November 16, 2018, seven people beat and robbed Borovko in the metro station. The investigation reached the ICR, which found that such attacks happened before. Two suspects were arrested two days later, another six people - in mid-March. After that, the raids on the subway ceased.