Rostov police officer placed on wanted list after batch of drugs found in his office
According to sources, there were about 10 kilograms of prohibited substances.
Vladislav Sergeev, the former head of the drug trafficking control department of the Rostov-on-Don police department No. 4, was placed on the wanted list after a large batch of drugs was found in his office, the regional department of the Investigative Committee said in its statement.
According to investigators, in June, Sergeev, along with accomplices, using his official position, bought and brought “narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances on a large scale” to the office of the department. Previously, local publication 1Rnd.ru indicated that about ten kilos of prepackaged drugs were found in the chief's office.
The criminals’ actions “were stopped” by the operatives of the MIA’s internal security directorate. Vladislav Sergeev was placed on the federal wanted list; the message does not indicate why he was not detained in the workplace.
The message of 1Rnd.ru indicated that the police officers cooperated with a drug dealer, who paid them a “commission,” and when they increased its amount, the latter turned them into the internal security operatives. The source of the publication claimed that the policemen knew about the upcoming visit of the operatives and put down “all the stashes ready for sale” in the chief's office for “temporary storage.”
Against Sergeev and other “unidentified persons,” a criminal case has been initiated under part 1 of Art. 30, paragraphs “b” and “d” of part 4 of Art. 228.1 of the Criminal Code (preparation for the illicit sale of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances).