Kaluga Region Head of Criminal Investigation Department arrested by court
Head of the MIA Criminal Investigation Department for the Kaluga region Dmitry Elistratov arrested on suspicion of abuse of authority.
The court has taken him into custody for two months. This was reported by the regional ICR office.
As previously reported, the police officer was detained on December 7. The investigation believes the head of the Kaluga Criminal Investigation Department had been patronizing the illegal activities of an unnamed company in exchange for large sums of money.
This has been revealed as a result of search operations carried out by the Kaluga FSB Department and MIA Internal Security Administration in the Kaluga region.
Searches have been held in Elistratov's place of residence and work.
The police officer offered no resistance during arrest, but agreed to talk to the operatives only in the presence of his lawyer.
In addition to institution of criminal proceedings for abuse of authority, it is known that the head of the Kaluga Criminal Investigation Department is suspected of illegal banking activity. It was earlier reported that the crime involves encashment.
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