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.
The Kuybyshevsky District Court of St. Petersburg is to consider the third case against Barsukov (Kumarin), as part of which he is charged with criminal community creation. Previously, the 'night governor of St. Petersburg' had been held in the Moscow's Matrosskaya Tishina pre-trial detention center. It is also reported that Barsukov is to be questioned in the case of Galina Starovoytova's murder.