Tomsk-1 railway station leaders arrested for routinely accepting bribes
The special operation was conducted by the FSB.
The head of the Tomsk-1 railway station and his deputy have been detained on suspicion of accepting a bribe, Interfax reports with reference to a source.
The investigation is handled by the FSB. According to the service, the officials regularly accepted bribes from local entrepreneurs in order to have illegal access to electricity for their outlets in the station area. According to preliminary data, the Tomsk-1 leadership made about 300 thousand rubles that way.
According to another source, the amount of payment for the illegal use of electricity was 15 thousand rubles a month. The officials were detained red-handed while accepting another bribe.
The West Siberian Investigation Department of Transport opened a criminal case under part 5 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (bribe-taking by a group of persons).