Samara police officer fined $600 for extortion of money
Rafkat Rasulov was found guilty of abuse of official powers.
The Samara region court sentenced to a 40.000-ruble fine Rafkat Rasulov, the head of the Interior Ministry's Department for the Chelny-Vershinsky District, for bribes from his subordinates, the press service of the regional department of the ICR said.
Rasulov was found guilty of Exceeding Official Powers (part 1 of Article 286 of the Criminal Code). After the complaints of subordinates, the policeman was fired.
According to the prosecution, in November 2017 the policeman demanded from six of his subordinates a part of their award. As a result, he received 20.000 rubles ($300) from five employees, and another 10.000 from another. Also, one of the subordinates made home decorating for free.
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