VOKhR officer commits suicide after escaping with submachine gun and 60 cartridges
The guard left his post without permission on December 4 at about 5:30 pm. He fled in a VAZ-2108.
REN TV learned that Yury Petrov, the VOKhR officer, who had fled with a Kalashnikov and 60 cartridges from a strategic facility in the Vladimir region, committed suicide in the Moscow region during his arrest.
Earlier it was reported that the security guard born in 1957 left his post without permission on December 4 at about 5:30 pm in a VAZ-2108.
According to some information, he stole 800.000 rubles and a gun in the Ramenskoye district.
The Investigations Directorate in the Leningrad Region of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) is going through turbulent times. After an unexpected replacement of the supreme command, the winds of change started blowing. Colonel of justice Pavel Vymenets, the new acting head of the agency, launched personnel reshuffles. According to sources, all means are used to purge the ranks from corrupt officers, including collection of compromising materials and denunciations.