Investigative Committee confirms detention of two Yakut deputies

Investigative Committee confirms detention of two Yakut deputies
Alexander Uarov, Dmitry Savvin

A criminal case is initiated on the fact of taking a bribe on an especially large scale.

The Investigative Committee officially confirmed the conduct of searches in the parliament of Yakutia. As reported on the website of the department, a criminal case is initiated under items (a, c), part 5 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Bribe-Taking) against two deputies of the state assembly (Il Tumen). The case was initiated based on the verification materials received from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Prosecutor's Office.

"As part of the investigation of the criminal case, investigative and other procedural measures are carried out aimed at establishing all the circumstances relevant to the case," the report says.

Earlier it was reported that this morning the siloviki conducted searches in the parliament building and the company Komdragmetall, but the information was not officially confirmed.

The media reported the detention of the chairman of the monitoring committee, Alexander Uarov, and the head of the committee on agrarian policy, Dmitry Savvin. According to unofficial data, they are suspected of taking bribes.

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