Operative officer Abramov detained after raid on GUEBiPK taken into custody
Senior MIA GUEBiPK Security Officer Sergey Abramov, suspected of involvement in the case of "torpedo" provocateurs, has been arrested until January 21.
This was reported by the Presnensky Court of Moscow, noting that investigation's request to arrest Abramov for the duration of the preliminary investigation has been granted.
Abramov himself has applied for preventive measure in the form of house arrest.
As revealed by the police officer's lawyer, Abramov has been engaged in the prevention of embezzlement of budget funds allocated for the World Cup 2018.
According to investigation, the person in question and his colleagues in the Department B of the General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption have committed a provocation against the former director of Zemlyane band (Earthlings) Sergey Cherenkov.
Let us recall that it was earlier reported about the investigation's request to the court to arrest 4 MIA GUEBiPK officers, detained after raid on the Administration's office. Apart from Abramov, the name of Aleksandr Sobol has also been mentioned.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.