St. Petersburg Agrarian University: searches in offices of Rector and Vice-Rector
Operational and investigative activities are held on the case of large-scale swindling.
Employees of the Investigative Committee and the FSB carried out searches at the St. Petersburg State Agrarian University (SPbGAU). In particular, the operational and investigative activities are held in the offices of the Rector Sergei Shirokov and the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Alexander Tufanov. Security forces raided the University about 10 am. According to Fontanka, university administration are confiscated documents in the framework of initiated criminal case of swindling with respect to the Chief Administrative and Legal management Ruslan Magomayev.
Recall that Magomayev is suspected of receiving a bribe of 1.5 million rubles. Money was paid for the decision on the fate of one of the SPbGAU branches. At the same time, according to the investigation, Magomayev could not help the briber, because he did not have the official authority.
Authorities have not officially commented on the searches at the University.
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