Nefteyugansk mayor accused local FSB head and vice-governor of coup d'Etat attempt
Earlier, the security forces searched an apartment and an office of the official, suspecting him of abuse of authority and bribery.
The head of the city of Nefteyugansk, Sergey Dyagterev, accused Vladik Khismatullin, the head of the FSB’s city department, and the deputy governor, Alexei Shipilov, of an attempt to change power in the city. Thus, the official explained the searches in his apartment and at work related to the corruption investigation, reports URA.ru.
“Alexey Viktorovich (Shipilov) said that the case would be initiated anyway and that I need to resign,” said Dyagterev.
FSB conducted searches in the city hall on January 24. The regional department of the Investigative Committee reported Degtyarev's case is being studied in Moscow. The criminal case is allegedly connected with the scandalous sale of a land plot in 9 A microdistrict which worth 250 million rubles, yet the land was sold to businessmen for 1.2 million.