Volgograd: Police Major sentenced to 3 years for bribe-taking

Volgograd: Police Major sentenced to 3 years for bribe-taking

In Volgograd, ex-Major of Police Marina Evdokimova had been sentenced to three years of for a bribe, but the sentence has been delayed until her child turns 14 years old.

The court found former Head of the Department of Inquiry of the Central Volgograd District police department Marina Evdokimova guilty of bribery and concealment of official documents.

During the investigation and subsequent legal proceedings, the specialists established that in September last year, a friend of Evdokimova Andrey Antipov turned to her asking to cover up the criminal case against Aleksey Burya, in whose name the police had two reports about causing light damage to health filed by two different victims.

When Evdokimova received these materials, she did not set matters moving and did not order the necessary checks. Instead, she asked 30 thousand rubles from Antipov for her ‘assistance’. Later the woman fully admitted her guilt in the crime.

The court sentenced her to 3 years and 1 month of imprisonment in a colony. In addition, she was ordered to pay a fine of 600 thousand rubles. It is noteworthy that the court postponed Evdokimova’s sentence up until her child turns 14. The woman did not file an appeal against the verdict, and it entered into legal force.

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