Sochi police officer detained for bribe of $55.6 thousand
For this money the detainee promised not to bring a person to criminal responsibility.
Sochi saw an employee of the Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Department of the city Internal Affairs Directorate being detained for a bribe of 3.5 million rubles ($55.6 thousand), RBC reports with reference to the regional department of the Interior Ministry.
According to the investigation, for this money the suspect promised to release a person from criminal liability. The police officer’s colleagues learned about this.
At this stage, the suspect has been suspended from service. The collection of evidence of his involvement in taking the bribe is ongoing.