Head of FSIN Department extorted millions in bribes during construction of detention center in Kuban
The pre-trial detention center in Belorechensk is built for five years. The suspect, who took office of the Head of the SU in 2015, promised a high rate of construction due to getting rid of the corruption component.
The MD ICR in the Krasnodar region opened a criminal case against the acting director of the FSUE Construction management (SU) №23 of the FSIN of Russia. He is accused of multi-million ruble Bribe-Taking (part 6, Art. 290 of the Criminal Code), reported the agency press-service.
The case was opened after complaints of representatives of two contractors, who carried out the construction work on the project of the pre-trial detention center of the FSIN Russia in the Krasnodar region. The builder of the detention center in the city of Belorechensk is the FSIN Department №23.
The investigation established that from August 2015 to the March 2016 the Interim Director of the SU №23 demanded money from representatives of contracting organizations for signing acts of acceptance of work, inquiries about their value. Also the Head of the state-owned enterprise in the structure of the FSIN demanded money for further contracts for construction and installation work, supply of materials and provision services of special equipment.
The Director of the SU №23 received 11.8 million rubles as a bribe from the manager of one organization and 1.6 million rubles as a bribes - from the Head of another company.
The Prosecutor's Office and the Investigative Committee did not report the name of the director of the construction department, but according to information, posted on the official website of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise, from May 2015 to the present the Acting Director of SU is Valery Kaklyugin.
The criminal investigation continues.
This pre-trial detention center of the european class, as reported regional media, has been constructed since 2011. Terms of the commissioning of the object were repeatedly postponed, SU №23 heades also changed. In 2013, the media was informed that the detention facility will put in operation until 25 December 2014. At the end of 2015 it was reported that the detention facility will be built by the end of this year. The newspaper Version wrote that deal changed with the appearance of Valery Kaklyugin. In the interview he claimed that a high rate of construction due to getting rid of the corruption component. The Acting Head of the SU № 23 pointed out that he, together with other managers, "established procurement system and try not to work with intermediaries."
The Belorechensk pre-trial detention center capacity is 1,000 people. The building is designed in a cruciform shape. The cost of a new detention facility amounted to 3 billion rubles. Only in 2015, 470 million rubles were allocated for its construction.
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