OEBiPK Chief caught on official forgery in Cheboksary
The Chief of the Department for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption in Cheboksary got prosecuted for Official Forgery and Abuse of Authority.
A criminal case has been initiated against Chief of the Cheboksary Department for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption Andrey Skvortsov. The senior police officer is charged with Abuse of Authority, Forgery by an Official, and Obstruction of Legal Business.
According to the police, criminal proceedings under as much as three articles have been instituted against Andrey Skvortsov, namely Art. 286 of the Russian Criminal Code (Exceeding Official Powers), Art. 169 (Obstruction of Legal Business or Other Activity), and Art. 292 (Official Forgery).
Law enforcers are currently holding an investigation into the case. As for Andrey Skvortsov, a travel restriction has been imposed on him.
The Kuybyshevsky District Court of St. Petersburg is to consider the third case against Barsukov (Kumarin), as part of which he is charged with criminal community creation. Previously, the 'night governor of St. Petersburg' had been held in the Moscow's Matrosskaya Tishina pre-trial detention center. It is also reported that Barsukov is to be questioned in the case of Galina Starovoytova's murder.