Head of Sverdlovsk Railway detained on suspicion of taking bribes

Head of Sverdlovsk Railway detained on suspicion of taking bribes
Alexey Mironov Photo: Ura.ru

Earlier, the management of the railway and the place of residence of its high-ranking employees were searched within the bribe case. Investigative actions against head of the railway Alexey Mironov were held in Moscow, where he was on a business trip.

Alexey Mironov, the head of the Sverdlovsk Railway, a branch of Russian Railways, was detained on suspicion of receiving a bribe, the press service of the ICR reports. A criminal case was initiated, the official faced searches. The investigation intends to send a petition for the arrest of Mironov to the court.

E1.ru reports that the operation was carried out by officers of the Ural Investigation Department on Transport with the support of the FSB and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

On the eve, the security forces conducted searches in the management of the Sverdlovsk Railway, as well as at the place of residence of its high-ranking employees, Znak.com reported, citing its sources. The interviewee clarified that a criminal case had been initiated into the fact of taking a bribe (Article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Investigative actions against Mironov were carried out in Moscow, where he was on a business trip.

Alexey Mironov became the head of SvZhD in 2011. Before that, he headed the Central Directorate of Traffic Management (a branch of Russian Railways), and in 2006 - 2009 he served as head of transportation management at Russian Railways.

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