Resident of Arzamas committed burglary at request of policemen
Law enforcers would boost figures
In Nizhny Novgorod region of ex-police officers are to stand court for Abuse of Official Powers with grave consequences (item (b), part 3 of Article 286 of the Criminal Code), according to the regional ICR.
According to investigators, 33-year-old Chief of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ministry of Interior Affairs in Arzamas and his subordinate, 28-year-old policeman of the Patrol and Inspection Service persuaded a stranger to commit burglary in September 2014. A resident of Arzamas fulfilled all according to law enforcement instructions: infiltrated into said apartment, stole property and sold it. A man was arrested on suspicion of stealing, and then - condemned under the item (a) of part 3, Article 158 of the Criminal Code. Thus, law enforcement officers wanted to improve crime detection in the police department.
Policemen pleaded guilty to the crime. After the approval of charges against them by the Prosecutor the indictment will be transferred to the court.
Head of Ministry of Natural Resources suspected of conflict of interests in distribution of benefits for Novatek
The oil and gas company, which receives various benefits from the Ministry, in turn sponsors the organization of Dmitry Donskoy’s wife and mother-in-law Tvoya Priroda (Your Nature). The department denies the existence of a conflict of interest, arguing that the project of the Minister's relatives is engaged in "non-commercial activities".
Police officers accused of extortion and tortures claim that FSB operatives have framed them up. According to the policemen, the FSB has initiated a criminal case against them after the shutdown of a gambling business by the MIA.