Traffic police officer appropriates violator's 'fancy' license plate as bribe

Traffic police officer appropriates violator's 'fancy' license plate as bribe

In the Astrakhan region, former traffic police officer has received a 1-year suspended sentence with a temporary deprivation of the right to hold office related to the exercise of powers in law enforcement agencies due to abuse of office.

In the Astrakhan region, former traffic police officer has received a 1-year suspended sentence with a temporary deprivation of the right to hold office related to the exercise of powers in law enforcement agencies due to abuse of office.

As reported by Astrakhan 24, the criminal episode on the road dates back to 2014. While in the line of duty, the employee of the State Road Traffic Safety Inspectorate named Minosyan demanded a driver, whom he had stopped, to re-register his license plate with three sevens in his name as a payment for failure to bring the violator to administrative responsibility.

The driver who violated the rules agreed and re-registered the license plate in favor of the inspector, the publication reports.

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