Tolyatti: Two officials detained after searches in mayor’s office
Head of the Tolyatti Department of Urban Development Customer Service Management, Natalya Soboleva, and chief specialist of the same management Sergey Aydashkin are suspected of receiving a large bribe. A preventive measure has already been elected for them.
As a result of the special operation by the FSB Directorate and the ICR in the Samara region, two officials of Tolyatti Mayor’s Office have been detained, TLT.ru reports.
Head of the Tolyatti Department of Urban Development Customer Service Management Natalya Soboleva and chief specialist of the same management Sergey Aydashkin are suspected of receiving a large bribe are suspected of receiving a bribe of 250 thousand rubles ($4.3 thousand). Searches had been held in the mayor’s office prior to their detention.
According to the local media, the officials had extorted a 250-thousand-ruble bribe in exchange for signing acceptance certificates for a businessman, whose company repaired roofs in kindergartens.
A preventive measure in the form of house arrest has already been elected for the detained persons. The decision is due to the fact the state of health of one of the suspects had deteriorated sharply.
According to investigators, in May 2011, Vorotnikov ripped off several sock caps from uniformed policemen, threw them on to the roadway and stroked over the police officer's head twice during an unsanctioned rally.