Nizhny Novgorod official received 7.5-years' imprisonment for bribe
In addition, the court ordered the Deputy Head of the Moskovsky district Administration to pay a fine of 10 million rubles ($176.600).
The Deputy Head of the Moskovsky district Administration in the Nizhny Novgorod region to serve 7.5 years in a maximum regime penal colony. In addition, the official is to pay a fine of 10 million rubles, according to the website of the Nizhny Novgorod Regional Court
As established by the investigation, the Deputy Head, who also holds the post of the Head of the department for economy, industrial policy, entrepreneurship and development of the district, revealed several illegally established retail facilities on his territory in 2014. However, he did not report the violation to law enforcement agencies and suggested that the owner of the stalls solves the issue for bribery. Monthly entrepreneur transferred 45 thousand rubles ($800) to the bankcard of the official. In total, the official received 585 thousand rubles ($10.300), but then the Deputy Head was detained.
According to the verdict of the court, he also lost the right to occupy posts related to the functions of a representative of the authority, the performance of organizational, administrative and administrative functions in state bodies, local self-government bodies, state and municipal institutions for three years.