Investigative committee confirms detention of Miass Mayor
The official is charged with exceeding official powers.
The Investigative Committee of the Chelyabinsk region confirmed information on a detention of the Mayor of Miass town, Gennady Vaskov. He is charged under i. c, part 3 of Article 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Exceeding official powers). The department has announced this.
According to the investigation, the suspect gave an order to purchase a space for a kindergarten at an inflated cost in 2017. The crime was identified by the officers of the regional department of FSB.
The official will stay under detention until the court chooses a measure of restraint for him. According to the reports, the investigation is going to ask for imprisonment in a pre-trial detention center.
Earlier, The CrimeRussia wrote that the Head of the district resigned. Today, early in the morning, he was detained after the searches at the City Hall.