Moscow ex-policeman jailed for 13 years over attempted drug dealing

Moscow ex-policeman jailed for 13 years over attempted drug dealing

The law enforcer joined the criminal group.⁠

The Zelenogradsky District Court of the capital sentenced police officer Alexey Tikhonov. The accused was sentenced to 13 years and three months in a strict-regime colony under the attempt to sell drugs, the press service of the Moscow Prosecutor's Office said.

It is noted that in the criminal case these articles appeared - Attempted Illegal Sale of Narcotic Drugs by an organized group and Preparation for Illegal Sale of Narcotic Drugs on a large scale by an organized group.

According to the investigation, the former law enforcer joined the OCG, which sells narcotic drugs. The policeman was responsible for observing the measures of conspiracy, distributing criminal proceeds, reporting on persons using drugs, and also receiving and transferring drugs between accomplices.

The activities of the criminal group were suppressed on March 19, 2015 by officers of the security department of the Zelenograd MIA.

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