Intermediary who passed bribes to Pyatigorsk investigative department deputy head to face trial
A resident of Kislovodsk is charged with transferring almost 8 million rubles ($137,040).
The Prosecutor General’s Office has confirmed the indictment in respect of the Kislovodsk resident, who, according to the investigation, had been passing bribes to the deputy head of the ICR Investigative Department in Pyatigorsk. The case file has been referred to the court, the supervisory body’s press service reports.
According to the investigators, the man transferred money to the former deputy head of the Investigative Department in Pyatigorsk from November 2016 to March 2017. Moreover, not only did he transfer, but also extorted money from the local residents for resolving issues on the release of them and their relatives from criminal liability.
In total, the accomplices received about 7.8 million rubles ($133,614). The intermediary is accused of three counts of Mediation in Bribery (item ‘a’ and ‘b’ part 3 and part 4 of Art. 291.1 of the Russian Criminal Code) and one count of Attempt on Mediation in Bribery (part 3 of Art. 30, item ‘a’ and ‘b’ part 3 of Art. 291.1 of the Russian Criminal Code).
The case will be heard in the Pyatigorsk City Court.