Tula region: First deputy head of Federal Penitentiary Service detained for bribery
Vsevolod Snurnitsyn is suspected of taking a bribe of 1.3 million rubles ($22.5 thousand).
The ICR in the Tula region has initiated a criminal case against the first deputy head of the Tula Federal Penitentiary Service Directorate for taking a bribe on a large scale. This is reported on the website of the ICR Investigations Directorate in the Tula region.
According to the investigation, Vsevolod Snurnitsyn has received a bribe of 300 thousand rubles ($5.2 thousand) from a prisoner serving his sentence for swindling. In exchange, Snurnitsyn promised to assist in mitigating the punishment for the detainee, as well as ensure facilitated conditions of custody. The 300 thousand rubles Snurnitsyn received were just a part of the bribe. The first deputy head planned to get 1.3 million rubles for his help.
The prison officer has been detained; a preventive measure is currently being elected for him.
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