Reason for dismissal of State Traffic Police Head became known
According to media, results of check of the Federal Security Service were the cause for Victor Nilov's resignation.
On Wednesday, March 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree on resignation of State Traffic Police Head Victor Nilov. According to one of versions, the age of the Head of Traffic Police, who is 61 years old, became a reason for his retirement. However, as Life with reference to a source reports, questions to the general from intelligence agencies on execution of the Federal program Increase in Traffic Safety in 2013-2020 for which 35.6 billion rubles ($624m) were allocated of the budget arose.
The interlocutor of the portal told that during the check numerous violations, in particular, cases of inappropriate use of public money, and also obviously corruption schemes were found. For example, according to papers on balance of a number of regional governments the expensive equipment appeared, upon the equipment there were no funds allocated for the purchase.
According to the source, now proceeding decisions including initiation of criminal cases may be made on materials of the check.
As for the successor, one of the youngest generals in system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs — Mikhail Chernikov will most likely become the new Head of the Traffic Police. Since 2015 he runs Regional Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia across the Khabarovsk Region and is considered to be a man from the team of Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev.
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The video showing prisoner being tortured by officers of the Yaroslavl correctional camp No. 1 (IK-1), which was published on July 20, caused a public outcry and the initiation of a criminal case by the Investigative Committee. However, a year ago, an ICR officer found no exceeding of official powers in the video, thus justifying the torture.
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