Police officer who covered trade in trains exposed by his own subordinates
A daily revenue from illegal trade in train is more than 50 thousand rubles.
The transport police employees suspect his boss, a platoon commander on the line on the Kuskovo station, on covering an illegal trade in trains, wrote Moskovsky Komsomolets. The dictaphone recording fell into hands of the journalists, confirming the involvement of the Interior Ministry officers into the illegal business. The examination has carried out. In the case of confirmation of the facts the Chief of the transport police could face criminal proceedings, and his leadership – a disciplinary action.
The policemen suspected their Chief after he was repeatedly forced his subordinates to bypass the rules of release of detained illegal sellers. For the first time, police officers released traders bosses on the call, in the second - took them to the office, where they began to make the report. Suddenly, there appeared their Chief, and immediately destroyed the protocol. On the question of involvement in the underground business the Chief answered cursing. After this incident, the traffic police officers were transferred to LUVD Moscow-Kurskaya.
All conversations with his boss MIA employees were able to record on tape. In addition, it was possible to record the questioning of traders, who said that they paid to the commander monthly a fee of 2,5 thousand rubles for doing business.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).