St. Petersburg: police investigator detained for attempting to bribe forester
The police officer wanted to conceal illegal sand mining in the Gatchina District quarry.
The investigating bodies of Gatchina initiated a bribery case (part 3 of Article 30, part 3 of Article 291 CCRF) against a 29-year-old investigator of the MIA Department for the Petrogradsky District of St. Petersburg. The suspect allegedly handed over 50,000 rubles ($ 800) to a local forester for concealing the fact of illegal sand mining in a quarry. The money was seized during the detention in one of the Gatchina cafes, the press service of the ICR’ Investigative Directorate for the Leningrad Region reports.
The policeman committed the offense during off-hours, the department noted. His management launched a relevant probe.
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