FSB raided Moscow Rostransnadzor
According to sources, security forces detained senior officials of agency on suspicion of bribery.
In the building of the Central Department of the State Road Transport Supervision it is carried out investigative measures, according to REN TV. Searches are conducted by the FSB and the Interior Ministry. Law enforcement officers cordoned off entry and exit to the territory of the building.
According to Interfax, during the searches two department officials have been detained: the Chief of the Moscow Department of the Rostransnadzor Igor Surzhik and the Head of the Southern Department of the Rostransnadzor Igor Vysotsky. They are suspected of receiving bribes from representatives of transport companies engaged in passenger transportation on taxi. Heads of departments are currently being interrogated.
Media reported about the detention of about 10 employees of the Department. Searches are also conducted at their homes.
A federal judge other than retired Catherine Forrest will consider the case of Razhden Shulaya, who is charged with the creation of a criminal syndicate and other crimes, in the Federal District Court of the Southern District of New York.
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.