Saratov’s Prosecutor was arrested for two months on suspicion of taking bribes
According to investigators, Chechin demanded a bribe of 10 thousand dollars for the termination of the criminal case.
The court arrested the Saratov's Prosecutor Vladimir Chechin for two months. Chechin is suspected of committing crimes under part 5, Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking), part 3 of Art. 30, part 3 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (Attempted Swindling).
Recall that the Prosecutor was caught red-handed when receiving money during a joint security operation of the regional FSB and the ICR. According to investigators, Chechin demanded a bribe of 10 thousand dollars for assistance in the termination of the criminal case and 750 thousand for the cancellation of the arbitration court's decision, but, in fact, he did not have appropriate authority to implement promised.
Unnecessary witness. Death of penitentiary service lieutenant colonel Viktor Shevchenko: Suicide or murder?
Two events occurred in close succession in the Irkutsk region. On February 11, 2018, it became known that major general Anatoly Kilanov, Head of the Regional Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, was removed from office. The main suspect in an anti-corruption inquest carried out in late 2017, Kilanov was accused of extorting ‘levies’ from his subordinates. On February 12, 2018, Viktor Shevchenko, his deputy for service support, was found hanged. The investigation is currently explaining this suicide by a family quarrel. Has the lieutenant colonel really taken his own life? Or was it a disguised murder? And if so, who could be interested in it?