Rostov region: Ex-deputy head of Zernogradsk police dept detained for bribery
The ex-police officer was detained in late September 2017.
According to the investigation, the police officer had been offered a bribe of 50 thousand rubles ($860) for not seizing the property of a person involved in one of the cases. After receiving the illegal monetary compensation, the suspect was detained by officers of the FSB office in the Rostov region.
A criminal case under Bribe-taking was initiated against the man. As reported by the press service of the ICR Investigations Directorate in the Rostov region, custodial placement was elected as a preventive measure for him. Based on the results of a check, the employee has been dismissed for negative reasons and will be prosecuted in accordance with the current legislation.
Investigative Committee General Nikandrov, accused of taking a particularly large bribe, married in jail
The Deputy Head of the Main Investigative Directorate (MID) of the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) for Moscow, Denis Nikandrov, stated in court that he had married in 2017, although he has been in the pretrial detention center for over a year on suspicion of bribe-taking.
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