Head of rural settlement in Karelia was removed from office and fined for bribery
The Republic of Karelia Court found the Head of Harluskoye rural settlement Natalia Bolsun guilty of taking bribes and abuse of office.
The investigation and the Court found that in 2014 the administration Harluskoye rural settlement and a limited liability company entered into the municipal contract for work on the overhaul and temporary repair of public roads and yards of the Harluskoye rural settlement worth more than 972 thousand rubles.
In the course of work, Bolsun revealed the clear violations of their conduct, and then received a bribe in the amount of 50 thousand rubles from the representatives of the organization for signing the acts of acceptance of the executed works and payments as well as to conclude an additional contract for similar work, which also was not fulfilled properly. As a result, the rural settlement was beared damages totaling more than 1 million rubles.
By the Court’s decision Bolsun was imposed a fine of 550 thousand rubles with the deprivation of the right to hold positions in state authorities and local municipal bodies for 2 years.
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