Head of Anti-Corruption Branch of MIA covered gambling in Amur region
The policeman was arrested while taking bribes from gambling organizer in Belogorsk.
FSB officers detained the Chief of the Belogorsky Department of the Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Police Department with a bribe. Operation on the arrest took place on the evening of September 20th. A police officer in a car parked near one of the houses on the street 50 let of the Komsomol, received 60 thousand rubles from the owner of the gambling business in Belogorsk. For the money law enforcement officer promised to patronize illegal businesses, as well as safeguard him from the examinations. According to investigators, the businessman planned to pay monthly to a police officer to provide himself with a reliable roof in the future.
The ICR investigating authorities in the Amur region opened a criminal case against a police officer, whose name was not disclosed, under the article Bribe-Taking committed with extortion (item (b), part 5, Art. 290 of the Criminal Code). A detained was accused, he was placed in the pre-trial detention center, waiting for the decision of the court about the measure of the restraint.
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