Major of Bashkortostan Ministry of Internal Affairs gains $3.3m of property for three years
He could not explain the source of his income. He is already fired.
Ilnur Yusupov, the Deputy Head of the Department of Anti-Corruption Control of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Bashkiria (UEBiPK), purchased property worth about 200 million rubles ($3.3m) for three years of work in the department. About his wealth 35-year-old Yusupov preferred to keep silent, not indicating all acquired in the official declaration of income.
The regional Prosecutor's Office revealed in the course of the audit that with an official annual income of 1.5 million rubles ($25.000), the Major of the Ministry of Internal Affairs purchased assets worth tens of millions of rubles within the last three years. Among the assets of the Yusupov family there are three plots of land with a total area of 37 hectares of land in the Ufa district, three apartments, two country houses and high-cost Toyota Highlander and Lexus ES 250. Prosecutors estimated all property that the Deputy Head of the UEBiPK department forgot to declare at 200 million rubles.
Prosecutor of Bashkiria Andrey Nazarov sent a lawsuit to the Kirovsky court of Ufa about the confiscation of property of Ilnur Yusupov and his wife Ellina. Currently, these objects are arrested. The Bashkir MIA Central Board also hastened to report on the dismissal of the negligent employee who violated anti-corruption legislation. The police also noted that the materials of the official checkup would be sent to the investigative authorities in the near future, where a decision to involve the agency employee in criminal liability will be made.
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Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.