Two heads of Irkutsk police detained for 20-million-ruble bribe
Law enforcement authorities covered a local businessman, promising him free transportation of freights of his company in area borders.
Two high-ranking police officers of the Irkutsk Ministry of Internal Affair for transport are detained under the case over large scale bribe. This was reported by media service of the East Siberian investigation department for transport of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation on Monday evening, February 6.
In particular, the deputy chief of the East Siberian linear Administration of the MIA for Transport was detained in flagrante delicto, however, during the check it appeared that Chief of the linear Administration of the MIA of the Russian Federation on transport also directly participated in the case. He was also detained.
According to the preliminary version, law enforcement authorities received 20 million rubles from the local businessman, promising in exchange not to examine the freights of his company, which are being transferred on the area territory by rail. “That is police officers received money for failure to act for benefit of the briber and the persons represented to them”, the media service specified.
Both detained are incriminated Bribe-Taking by Official. They are currently in custody.
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