Nicked on bribes Primorye MIA Deputy Head arrested
Ilya Shamratov is suspected of abuse of official powers. He forced his subordinates to give annual bonuses him personally.
The Vladivostok's Pervorechensky District Court arrested the Deputy Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Primorye Territory - Head of the Investigation Department Ilya Shamratov - until 29 March. The case file was removed in court on 11 February. The petition was granted on the same day. Earlier, he was prosecuted for abuse of official powers.
According to the ICR, Shamratov came within investigators' sight upon the criminal case against Deputy Head of the Investigation Department of the Primorye Ministry of Internal Affairs Alexey Nesterov and his accomplice - Chief Specialist of the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Maxim Guryashin. They were charged with accepting bribes and mediation respectively (item (c), part 5 of Art. 290 and item (b), part 3 of Art. 291.1 of the Criminal Code).
It was learned that Shamratov provided employees with increased size of the annual premium at the end of 2016. However, subordinates only signed for them in statements, while the Deputy Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Primorye used money at his discretion. In this case, the total bonus for one officer was no more than 35 thousand rubles. In total, employees, bewaring of negative consequences or dismissal from service, provided Shamratov with about 4 million rubles.
Police officers raided the office of the Deputy Head and his country house. As the ICR specified, Shamratov's, Nesterov's and Guryashin's cases will be merged into one.
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