Surgut police head relinquished
A source said that Alexander Erokhov wrote a letter of retirement. According to another version, Erokhov leaves because of a conflict with the Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Vasily Romanitsa.
The Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for Surgut Alexander Erokhov resigns, reports Ura.ru with reference to two independent sources.
According to one of the interlocutors of the publication, the Head of the Surgut police wrote a letter of retirement. "Went on vacation with the subsequent resignation," - clarified the source.
According to another version, it was the Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Vasily Romanitsa that initiated Erokhov's resignation. There was a conflict between the high-ranking police officers, Erokhov allegedly was after the post of Romanitsa, the source specified.
The media outlet failed to contact Erokhov himself. The press service of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug MIA informed that he was on vacation. The central office refuted the information about his resignation.
Alexander Erokhov headed the Surgut police in 2011. Activists with the local organization Sovest (Conscience) accused the police officer of falsifying criminal cases against its leaders and demanded his dismissal.