Seven criminal cases initiated against former deputy head of Ryazan Region penal colony
The defendant, taken into custody, received bribes from prisoners.
The seventh criminal case was initiated against the former deputy head of one of the correctional colonies in the Ryazan Region; charges for all episodes have been brought. The court sent the former official into custody. Allegedly, he collaborated with prisoners for money, the press service of the regional ICR’s Investigative Directorate reports.
The former deputy head of the penal colony is accused of five episodes of bribe-taking for knowingly unlawful omission (para 3 of Article 290 CCRF) and two episodes of abuse of official powers (para 1 of Article 285 CCRF). According to investigators, on November 27, 2018, the defendant received a TV set worth about 10,000 rubles ($150) for assisting in bringing a TV set to a convicts cell. Earlier, in 2016-2018, he warned some prisoners about inspections, allowed to talk on a mobile phone and allowed other violations of the convicts' detention conditions.
The criminal case was initiated according to the materials of the regional offices of the Federal Penitentiary Service and the Federal Security Service.
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