Nefteyugansk mayor asks Prosecutor's Office to punish FSB

Nefteyugansk mayor asks Prosecutor's Office to punish FSB
Sergey Degtyarev

Sergey Degtyarev has claims to security officials because of their methods of conducting searches.

Nefteyugansk Mayor Sergey Degtyarev has sent an appeal to the local Prosecutor's Office with a complaint about the actions of the ICR and FSB officers who conducted searches in the City Hall on January 24. This is reported by Ura.ru referring to a source.

“Both the mayor and several of his subordinates have filed complaints. It concerns violations in the work of siloviki,” the source noted.

Degtyarev has yet to confirm this information. However, his lawyer, Altynay Naymanova, has commented on the situation. She noted that the complaints had been sent to the Prosecutor General’s Office and the FSB Central Office.

As previously reported by The CrimeRussia, on January 24, the Nefteyugansk City Hall and Degtyarev were searched by FSB and ICR officers.

According to insiders, the mayor was suspected of Exceeding Official Powers and Bribe-Taking. Security agencies have yet to provide official statements. After the searches, Degtyarev was hospitalized, but he has already returned to work.

Following the law enforcers’ visit, Presidential Plenipotentiary in the Urals Federal District Nikolay Tsukanov asked the Prosecutor General’s Office to check the legality of searches at the Nefteyugansk City Hall.

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