Stavropol region prison department head busted on corruption charges 

Stavropol region prison department head busted on corruption charges
Police video footage

The ICR published a video of him taking a bribe on YouTube.

The Kirovsky Inter-Regional Investigation Department of the ICR Directorate in the Stavropol region launched a criminal investigation against the head of the Rehabilitation Department of the IK-6 Prison for violation of article 159, part 3 (Swindling) of the Criminal Code.

The arrestee offered an inmate who was being considered for parole to pay him 200 thousand rubles ($3 thousand) to ensure he was released on parole, according to investigators. The department head's name has not been revealed.

The ICR Directorate in the Stavropol region oversaw the inmate's wife hand the money. The ICR published a video of him taking a bribe on YouTube.

The investigation is ongoing.

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