ICR: case of General Kalinkin is not the last one
The official press release of the Investigative Committee was published today in some time after the initiation of the criminal case against senior ICR officials in the Kemerovo region.
Petrenko said that this is not the first high-profile case against members of the ICR and, probably, is not the last one.
The new official representative of the ICR, who succeeded Vladimir Markin, the Colonel Svetlana Petrenko said that "the position of the Investigative Committee executives remains unchanged: all the persons, who have committed crimes, regardless of their affiliation, position or title should be and will be brought to responsibility".
Earlier, it became known that a criminal case was initiated under the article Extortion against several high-ranking officials of the Investigative Committee in the Kemerovo region.
Besides the Head of the Investigation Department of the ICR in the Kemerovo region Sergey Kalinkin the Deputy Head of the second department for investigation of priority cases of the ID ICR in the Kemerovo region Sergey Kryukov and the senior investigator of this Department Artemiy Shevelev, deputies of the Kemerovo region Governor Alexey Ivanov and Alexander Danilchenko defendants in the case are the Head of the administrative bodies Department of the Kemerovo region Administration Elena Troitskaya, the founder of PTK Ugol Alexander Shchukin, his agent Gennady Vernigora and a number of unidentified persons.
In exchange for 12 million rubles ($202 thousand), Kirill Tabakov has ensured the release of third persons of their right to a number of real estate units in the center of Nizhny Novgorod to be replaced by a business class hotel.
According to the defense of ICR officers Nikandrov, Maksimenko, and Lamonov, arrested on suspicion of bribery, Denis Bogorodetsky has broken the crime scheme to the prosecution. The lawyers believe that due to this, the witness turned into a suspect a year after their clients.
Father of the former acting head of the MIA GUEBiPK (General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption) Viktor Zakharchenko, who is currently also under arrest, is the manager of the accounts in question. However, the ICR has information that the сolonel-millionaire has also had direct access to them.