FSB search house and office of head of Samara Urban Development: Official detained
According to unofficial information, the head of the city department for urban development is involved in the criminal case of mediation in the transfer of bribes, which has been recently referred to the court.
In Samara, officers of the FSB regional administration have conducted searches in the service office and house of Head of the City Administration Department for Urban Development and Architecture Sergey Rubakov. According to Sasekin.ru, Rubakov was detained for carrying out the necessary investigative actions.
As a source in the law enforcement bodies told 63.ru, the official appears in the investigation materials related to the receipt of a bribe. The question of criminal case initiation against Rubakov is currently being decided.
The regional media link the information about searches at Sergey Rubakov's with the criminal case of mediation in a bribe, which the regional Investigative Committee referred to the court of Samara Lenin district the other day. The defendant in the case is a 45-year-old citizen. According to the investigation, in July 2016, the suspect volunteered to assist an unnamed person in registration of ownership of a land plot in the Krasnoglinsky district, requiring 2.5 million rubles ($44 thousand) in exchange. The case file says that the money was intended for Head of the Department for Development and Architecture Sergey Rubakov. During a special operation, the mediator in the transfer of bribes was caught red-handed after receiving 115 thousand rubles ($2,030) and a hoax bundle of money.
The FSB department for the Samara region has yet to deny or confirm this information.
Saburova believes that the Russian authorities violated articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, guaranteeing the right to life, as well as the right to freedom and personal inviolability.