Irkutsk region: Mayor and his deputy detained for 2.5 million rubles bribe
During searches at the officials there was seized a large sum of money that they received for signing a certificate of completion in the construction of the landfill site.
In the Irkutsk region Mayor of the Kazachinsko-Lensky district Alexander Abramenko was detained when receiving a bribe of 2.5 million rubles. On the eve, the staff of the FSB seized a large sum of cash (2.575.000 rubles) during the search in the apartment of his First Deputy Artem Amosov. These officials received the money, as suggested by the investigation, for signing the certificates of the executed works, payment for municipal contract for execution of works on construction of "new landfill in the Kazachinsko-Lensky district."
In total, for the construction of the landfill it was allocated nearly 200 million rubles in 2003: 163.4 million rubles from the federal budget, and 36 million - from the regional and local budgets.
A criminal case was initiated under part 6 of Article 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale). Currently, the issue of choice the measure of restraint is on the carpet.
Alexander Abramenko became the Deputy Mayor of the Kazachinsko-Lensky district in 2009, and in September 14, 2014 was elected the Mayor.
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