ICR applies for arrest of four GUEBiPK employees
Earlier, it was reported on two detainees as a result of searches in the Anti-Corruption Central Board office.
The investigating authorities declared the petition for the arrest of the detained four officers after the searches in the Russian Interior Ministry GUEBiPK, press secretary of the Presnensky Court of Moscow Anastasia Pylina told RIA Novosti.
Earlier, it was reported on the two detainees - Alexander Sobol and Sergey Abramov.
On December 8, 2016, the FSB and ICR employees conducted searches in GUEBiPK in the framework of investigation upon the case of so-called torpedoes that provoke officials or businessmen to bribe.
According to Interfax, searches conducted in connection with the initiation of the criminal case – Provocation of Bribery (Art. 33 and Art. 304 of the Criminal Code) in the investigation of major corruption scandal, in the center of which is former GUEBiPK Head General Denis Sugrobov. In addition, it is known that one of the detainees appeared as a witness at the Sugrobov's trial.
The Sugrobov’s trial in the Moscow City Court goes for 9 months in a closed regime. The General and 9 of his subordinates are charged with Organizing a Criminal Community (Art. 210 of the Criminal Code), Exceeding Official Powers (Art. 286 of the Criminal Code and Provocation of Bribery (Art. 33 and Art. 304 of the Criminal Code). On December 7, the investigation asked the court to sentence Sugrobov to 22 years in prison.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.