Head of Verkh-Isetsky district of Yekaterinburg is placed under house arrest
The official is suspected of taking of a bribe from one of local entrepreneurs.
Court in Yekaterinburg sent the head of Verkh-Isetsky district of the city Alexander Bredenko suspected of taking of a bribe under house arrest. Besides, the investigation petitioned for Bredenko's discharge from a position, however it was investigated that the head of administration of Yekaterinburg Alexander Jacob already made such decision.
Earlier the CrimeRussia wrote that the head of the area was detained by staff of the Federal Security Service in his office after he received 150 thousand rubles from one of local businessmen. The official in exchange for a bribe promised an entrepreneurship his protection when carrying out state procurements.
The investigation found that Alibek Karaketov pushed for the theft of 15 of the 49 million rubles ($718.400) allocated for the implementation of the state program for the development of culture and tourism.