Head of Moscow Department of Rostransnadzor Igor Surzhik resigned from agency two weeks prior searches
In the course of operational activities in the Rostransnadzor there were detained about 10 officials, including executives. They are suspected of receiving bribes from transport companies.
The Acting Head of the Moscow Department of the Rostransnadzor Igor Surzhik resigned from the agency two weeks before raids and detentions, said to REN TV a representative of one of the transport companies. According to a source, Surzhik did not extort bribes from transport companies. He is known only from the positive side.
Previously, the CrimeRussia reported that in the building of the Moscow Department of the Road Transport Supervision there are investigative activities. In the course of them there were detained for about 10 employees, including senior heads Igor Surzhikov and the Head of the Southern Department Igor Vysotsky. Searches were also held in the houses of suspected.
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