Check initiated after discovery of cubic meters of passports in abandoned police station
The MIA promised to bring those responsible to justice.
The Moscow MIA Main Directorate has announced the beginning of check into the discovery of documents of citizens in an abandoned building in Moscow, where police and migration services used to be located.
Those responsible will be brought to justice, the Ministry promised, noting that the results of the check will be referred to the investigative bodies.
In turn, the ICR Moscow Directorate said that they will also conduct a check. According to the Committee, passports of citizens of the Russian Federation, foreign passports, as well as a large number of archive documents related to the issuance of permits for temporary residence in the country have been discovered.
The discovery was reported by blogger Lana Sator. She posted the pictures of the batches of documents left unattended in the abandoned police department on her Instagram page. According to her, the building was not guarded, and the gates were open.