Investigative committee confirms detention of Miass Mayor

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. 



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