Prosecutor suspected of taking bribe from municipal MP in Bashkiria

Prosecutor suspected of taking bribe from municipal MP in Bashkiria

Nail Khalilov received 150.000 rubles ($2250) from the local MP in exchange for "general patronage."

The ICR in the Republic of Bashkortostan initiated a criminal case on large-scale bribery (item (c), part 5 of Article 290 of the Criminal Code) against Uchaly inter-district prosecutor Nail Khalilov, TASS reported.

Khalilov got 150.000 rubles from the entrepreneur who is also the municipal deputy "for general patronage," the investigation believes. The deputy transferred the bribe to the prosecutor in two tranches.  

The municipal deputy whose name is not disclosed faces charges over Bribe-Giving to an official on a large scale (item (b), part 4 of Article 291 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Currently, law enforcement agencies are determining all the circumstances of the crime committed. The investigation asked the court to arrest the prosecutor.

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