New defendants upon Danil Zakirov's case
Azat Sadriev and Radik Galiullin are suspected of involvement in the covering-up of prostitution and beating of businessman Oleg Barmashev. In July 2017, the former Head of the same department of the Internal Affairs Directorate, Danil Zakirov, was detained.
Operatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Bureau of Internal Affairs and Rosgvardiya detained two high-ranking police officers in Naberezhnye Chelny. Acting Head of the Department for Combating Organized Crime of the Internal Affairs Directorate of Naberezhnye Chelny Azat Sadriev and his deputy Radik Galiullin are suspected of Exceeding Official Powers with causing grave consequences (part 3 of Article 286 of the Criminal Code) and Inducing to Prostitution (part 2 of Article 241 of the Criminal Code), Business online reports.
The investigation suspects Sadriev that together with a group of people he organized a patronage of prostitutes of Naberezhnye Chelny. He warned the organizers of the illegal business about the upcoming operational activities. For this, policemen received a tribute weekly.
Radik Galiullin became a new figurant of the case of former Head of the department for combating organized crime Danil Zakirov. He is accused of beating entrepreneur Oleg Barmashev from Menzelinsk. Then, when Barmashev was already in the pre-trial detention center, Galiullin, according to investigators, offered him a ‘nut’ worth 5 million rubles ($84.400) and the sale of his Kupets merchant's house at a dumping price. Earlier only Zakirov was charged with this episode. Currently, Barmashev was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment. His complaints about the police became known in July 2017.
It is reported that the ICR is preparing to apply to the court with a motion to arrest the detainees. Charges against the policeman have not yet been brought. Currently, they are in the temporary detention facility of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kazan.
Protection of Galiullin calls the charges "frame-up." According to lawyer of the policeman Eric Valeev, his client did not participate in the detention of Barmashev. The episode with extortion lawyer called "funny", because now all the property of the businessman, including Kupets, was arrested by a court decision, which cannot be influenced by the Ministry of Internal Affairs employees. Galiullin was a convoy for Barmashev onlyonce. It is noted that the evidence base in the case relies on the victim's testimony.
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