Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky EBiPK Head sentenced to 6 years for helping scammers
For 2.5 million rubles ($440.620), Gennady Tayursky promised the suspects to delay the institution of a criminal case and help escape from justice.
Former Head of the MIA Directorate for Economic Safety and Counteracting Corruption (EBiPK) in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Gennady Tayursky was convicted for bribery. The Elizovsky District Court found the 33-year-old policeman guilty under part 3 of Art. 30, part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, and his accomplice, 41-year-old Denis Intankin, under part 2 of Art. 291.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Mediation in Bribery).
The investigation and the court found that in 2016 the Head of the EBiPK department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs promised the chief accountant of one of the commercial companies to achieve the maximum growth in the amount of a large size. During this time, the chief accountant wanted to hide her property. In addition, Tayursky undertook to ensure an unhindered exit from the region. For his services he asked for 2.5 million rubles ($440.620). The money was transferred through an intermediary, whom the FSB officers caught red-handed.
According to the court's decision, Gennady Taursky will spend 6 years in a strict regime penal colony. In addition, he is forbidden to hold office in state bodies for 10 years. His accomplice Intankin was sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment. With regard to the bribe-taker, the investigative actions continue.
Saburova believes that the Russian authorities violated articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, guaranteeing the right to life, as well as the right to freedom and personal inviolability.