Officers of ICR Internal Security Directorate were laid off
According to the source of Agency of city news Moscow, today all employees of the ICR Internal Security Directorate received a redundancy notice.
An unexpected turn received a case of three arrested senior investigators. The source of the Agency of city news Moscow has informed that today the ICR Internal Security Directorate officers received redundancy notices.
The Investigative Committee (ICR) has not commented on this information.
Recall that the first Deputy Head of the Main Investigations Directorate for the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Denis Nikandrov, the Head of the Main Directorate for Interdepartmental Liaison and Internal Security of the ICR Mikhail Maksimenko and his Deputy Alexander Lamonov were arrested on suspicion of taking bribes from the kingpin Zakhar Kalashov, nicknamed Shakro Molodoy, for the termination of the criminal case against him. The Lefortovo court decided to keep all the suspects in custody until 15 September.
According to investigators, detainees had already taken a bribe of 1 million dollars for the release of Shakro’s accomplice - Andrey Kochuykov, named the Italian. The Italian and his accomplices were arrested after a shootout at Elements restaurant, where they arrived for demanding 8 million rubles from the restaurant’s owner. Investigators believed that these funds were intended for the familiar of Shakro – the designer Fatima Misikova.
On October 15, the Russian branch of Amnesty International reported on the abduction of its employee Oleg Kozlovsky by unknown persons during the monitoring of protests in Magas against the agreement on borders with Chechnya.