Head of Transport Police rear abused powers for $407k

Head of Transport Police rear abused powers for $407k
Colonel Nikolay Chechun Photo: Channel 112

According to the information which has emerged, previously dismissed Colonel Nikolay Chechun is now a defendant in case under Art. 285 of the Russian Criminal Code.

Head of the MIA Transport Department rear in the Central Federal District Colonel Nikolay Chechun has become a defendant in a case of Abuse of Official Powers (Art. 285 of the Russian Criminal Code), Channel 112 reports via Telegram.

Earlier, TASS reported on the colonel dismissal from the internal affairs agencies for negative reasons. According to the department’s press service, it was established that Chechun had concluded a contract for the repair of buildings without a tender. In this connection, Head of the MIA Transport Department in the Central Federal District, Major-General of Police Oleg Kalinkin appointed an internal check.

Channel 112 adds that the amount of damage in the criminal case is 23 million rubles ($407,790).

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