Deputy head of Dagestani administration commits embezzlement in service garage
Ismail Efendiev was suspected of exceeding official powers.
Ismail Efendiev, the acting deputy head of the administration of the republic's head and government, was arrested in the case of abuse of official powers by the decision of the Makhachkala court.
According to investigators, he gave instructions for the repair of private cars in the government garage. In early July, First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliev was detained within this case.
As The CrimeRussia has already written, Ismail Efendiev was detained by FSB officers last Saturday. The official was summoned for questioning as a witness, but during the conversation, some of the investigators' suspicions were confirmed, and Efendiev was arrested, the source of Kommersant reports.
The criminal case under Article 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Exceeding Official Powers) related to unlawful acts committed in the Republican Avtokhozyaistvo state enterprise (a government garage) was instituted in early July of this year. The former first deputy prime minister of the republic, Ramazan Aliev, and Askhabali Abdulatipov became its figurants. Aliev gave leader of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov with armored SUVs that he borrowed from his acquaintances.
The cars were illegally assigned to GKU Avtokhozyaistvo and serviced at the expense of budget funds. The damage amounted to about 17 million rubles ($256.600). Efendiev also gave instructions to repair several private cars in the government garage at the expense of the state. But he is charged with the theft of only 30 thousand rubles.
After the arrest of Efendiev Ramazan Aliev was charged with abuse of official powers, he was arrested by the court for two months. Askhabali Abdulatipov, the nephew of the former president of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, was also charged under part 4 of Art. 160 of the Criminal Code (Embezzlement) in another criminal case.