Head of Belgorod police fired for driving under influence
Sergey Vlasenko was stopped at the wheel of the car under the influence on May 11.
Deputy head of Russia’s MIA in Belgorod and head of the city police Sergey Vlasenko has been fired for driving under the influence, reports TASS with reference to a source within law enforcement.
The media office of Belgorod police reported that on May, 11, officers of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate stopped a car Ford Focus in Belgorod. Sergey Vlasenko was at the wheel under the influence.
Senior executives of the regional MIA carried out an inspection into the incident. As a result, Sergey Vlasenko was fired for the offence that blackens honor of police.
In 2015, Sergey Vlasenko became a defendant in the case into swindling on an especially large scale. However, he was acquitted. The police officer was accused of illegal appropriation of a certificate for social benefits for buying real estate.
The detention is related to the investigation into the abduction and murder of Tatyana Sidorova, a deputy of the Ramenskoye District Legislature, and three members of her family, which occurred back in 2012.