Head of Karelia State Committee detained on suspicion of bribery
Earlier it was reported on the initiation of the criminal case under part 3 of Art. 290 (Bribe-Taking) in respect of Deputy Chairman of the Karelia State Committee Alexey Bobylev.
In Petrozavodsk, the member of the Karelia Government, Head of the State Control Committee Vitaly Galkin, was arrested. "Vitaly Galkin is detained on suspicion of bribe-taking," – TASS quotes the words of a source in law enforcement bodies of the region. The regional Government confirmed the detention of Vitaly Galkin.
Earlier it was reported on the initiation of the criminal case under part 3 of Art. 290 (Bribe-Taking) in respect of Deputy Chairman of the Karelia State Committee Alexey Bobylev. According to the investigation, from 23 October to 22 December 2016, Alexey Bobylev received from the representative of one of the commercial structures 70 thousand rubles through mediator. For this fee it was promised the exemption from administrative responsibility for the committed offense in the sphere of control over alcohol products turnover, as well as for the overall protection of entrepreneurial activity.
It is a question of theft from the budget in 2012 in the amount of 22 million rubles ($365.770) in the framework of the state contract for the construction of water supply and sewage in Rostov Veliky.