Vladivostok: Traffic police officer sentenced to 3 years for bribery
The Primorsky City Court has replaced probation with jail time for the former traffic police officer.
In Vladivostok, the Sovetsky District Court has delivered its verdict in the case of the former traffic police officer found charged with bribe-taking. Instead of a conditional term, the inspector has been sentenced to jail time of three years’ standard regime penal colony.
According to the investigation, in April 2016, the detainee stopped a car while on duty. The driver's document check revealed that his driver's license was fake. The traffic police officer offered to resolve the dispute peacefully – meaning the driver had to pay 35 thousand rubles (about $600) for this.
It is noted that the primary court sentenced the inspector to three years' probation, but the prosecutor considered this punishment was too mild and appealed it. As a result, the inspector received a harsher sentence.
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