General Sugrobov convoyed to colony for law enforcers
He will serve 12-year term in the Ryazan region.
Ex-Head of GUEBiPK Ministry of Internal Affairs Denis Sugrobov was convoyed to a colony located in the Ryazan region. Earlier, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation reduced Sugrobov's term from 22 to 12 years.
According to Rosbalt, which refers to a source familiar with the investigation, Denis Sugrobov was detained in the Lefortovo detention center during the investigation and trial. However, last week he was convoyed to the place of serving the sentence. On Wednesday, April 4, the ex-Head of the General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption (GUEBiPK) of the Interior Ministry of the Russian Federation was convoyed to the colony for former officers of the law enforcement bodies in the Ryazan region, where he will spend next few years. So far, he will be kept in a so-called quarantine.
The ICR initiated a criminal case against a number of employees of the GUEBiPK of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, including Deputy Head of the department Major-General Boris Kolesnikov on February 14, 2014.
The policemen were accused of provoking a bribe from civil servants and exceeding official powers. In February 2014, eight GUEBiPK employees were arrested, searches and seizures of documents were conducted.
On February 21, 2014, Denis Sugrobov was dismissed from the FSB and the ICR by the decree of Vladimir Putin. The next day, after Moscow's Basmanny Court authorized Denis Sugrobov's arrest, he was taken into custody.
The investigation into employees of the GUEBiPK lasted until February 2016. According to the investigation, in 2011 Denis Sugrobov created a criminal community. Its participants were engaged in falsifying evidence, which was the basis for criminal prosecution. The police sent their agents to various officials, inclined them to receive bribes and arrested them. However, Sugrobov carried out only a general management of the actions of his employees and did not personally participate in any of the crimes attributed to his subordinates. Arrested ex-employees of GUEBiPK were charged with 21 episodes of criminal activity, 30 people were victims of their actions.
According to the information provided by the ICR, a member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, chief doctor of the Central Clinical Hospital of the Presidential Administration of Russia, chairman of the board of Nanotec-Industries AG (specializing in the supply of medical equipment), the head of the Smolensk administration, the head of the Rosreestr department in the Moscow region, the director Accounts Chamber department were affected. After the detention of the GUEBiPK employees, criminal cases against these persons were closed or they were justified.
Denis Sugrobov and 11 of his subordinates were charged under several articles.
On February 12, 2016, the Moscow City Court began considering the criminal case of Denis Sugrobov and his former subordinates. At the request of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation, the hearings were held in closed session, due to classified materials in the case.
April 27, 2017 Moscow City Court found Denis Sugrobov guilty of 14 episodes of crimes, including creation of a criminal community and provoking the bribe-taking. He received 22 years of colony. However, at the end of 2017, the Supreme Court reduced this term to 12 years' imprisonment.