Putin signs decree on resignation of two high-ranking officials policemen
The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ingushetia, Dmitry Kava, and the Head of the Moscow Traffic Police, Viktor Kovalenko, left their posts.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the resignation of Viktor Kovalenko, the head of the Moscow traffic police department, as well as Dmitry Kavu, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ingushetia.
This document is available on the official portal of legal information.
In April, Dmitry Kava filed a resignation report due to protests in Magas.
Head of the Moscow traffic police Viktor Kovalenko resigned from his post at his request, the press service of the Interior Ministry of reported. The resignation is associated with a high-profile road accident on Mozhaisk Highway, in which a woman and a 14-year-old teenager died. Then, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev threatened Kovalenko with dismissal, and his subordinates were reprimanded for violating the procedures at the scene of the accident. Kovalenko declined to comment, calling this theory «a gossip.»