In the Saratov Region FSB officers have caught the deputy prosecutor of a district out, taking a bribe
During a joint operation of the Administration of Federal Security Service and the Investigative Committee, deputy prosecutor of the Ershovsky District Dmitry Volkov was detained at Engels-Ozinky route.
The Porsecutor’s Office’ employee was arrested after getting a large sum of money from a local policeman of the Office of the Administration of Internal Affairs.
The acting prosecutor of the region Vyacheslav Simshin found out about Volkov’s criminal intentions and has reported to the anti-corruption authorities.
According to Rossiyskaya Gazeta (Russian newspaper), the bureaucrat got 400 thousand rubles for concealment of results of a functional audit check concerning the police officer, who could have been arraigned on a criminal charge for illegal acts. Due to his official position, the deputy prosecutor could have settled this issue, the Investigative Committee believes.
According to the representative of the regional Investigation Directorate of the Investigative Committee Ekaterina Pirskaya, the pre-trial restrictions for Volkov have not been chosen yet. However, the investigation will insist on placing the accused in custody.
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