Heads of Crimea and Chechnya police top list of richest regional police officers
Security forces do not disclose sources of income.
The three most wealthy regional Interior Ministry officers included the heads of the Chechen, Crimean and Yakut police. The MIA head for the Crimea, Oleg Torubarov, got in the list, taking into account the central office. There, the first place is taken by the MIA’s deputy head Arkady Gostev.
Torubarov declared income of 22.2 million rubles ($ 34,000), which is 12 million ($ 186,000) more than last year, when the policeman headed the department in the Altay Territory. The Chechen police chief, Apta Alaudinov, reported on a record income of 15.1 million rubles ($ 234,000), and the head of the investigative directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Alexander Lukin, declared 12.9 million rubles ($ 200,000), although he had not previously received more than 2.3 million rubles ($ 35,000), RBC notes.
In the MIA’s Central Office, Arkady Gostev, the deputy head of department, had the highest income – 38 million rubles ($ 590,000), a record since 2012. Earlier, the policeman’s income did not exceed 4 million rubles ($ 62,000).
Nikolay Pilyugin, the head of the Audit Department, indicated an income of 24.9 million rubles ($ 387,000), his personal record during his service in the MIA’s Central Office. Previously, the maximum figure was 2.2 million rubles.