Unscheduled audit conducted at Rostov region MIA Central Board
As part of the audit, as we reported earlier, Head of the operative-search unit of the agency's own security Nikolay Germashev was suspended.
Investigators conduct an unscheduled audit in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Rostov region. In the framework of it, Head of the operative-search unit of the agency's own security Nikolay Germashev was suspended, Kommersant reports it with reference to Natalia Ustimenko, the head of the press service of the Don Police Central Board.
According to unofficial data, the unscheduled audit is conducted after a string of high-profile criminal cases against policemen in the Rostov region.
As the CrimeRussia previously wrote, Head of the MIA Central Board in the Rostov region Andrey Larionov is charged with bribes of 1.5 million rubles ($26.500). And he was accused of corruption by current Head of the department, former Deputy Head of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate in the Rostov region Alexander Otsimik, convicted for 10 years. In particular, the latter wrote a testimony to Head of the Federal Security Service of Russia, Alexander Bortnikov, in which he said that on October 8, 2013 he took up his job for 1 million rubles ($17.700), which he transferred to Larionov. And in 2014, for a positive characterization and transfer to another region he paid Larionov 500 thousand rubles ($8.300). The former Deputy Head of the Rostov State Traffic Safety Inspectorate said he is ready to confirm his words in court.
Moreover, according to the sources of the CrimeRussia, the audit in the Rostov Central Board could also have conducted in connection with the activities of Head of the operative search unit of the Security Service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Rostov region Nikolay Germashev, as well as his subordinates. As we reported earlier, the day before a decision to remove Germashev, who is suspected of creating a policemen OCG, was taken.
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