Volgograd: Local resident convicted of attempting to bribe criminal investigation department chief
In the Krasnoarmeysky District, Volgograd, Pluzhnikov was convicted of attempting to give a 71,100-ruble bribe to terminate a criminal case against his family member.
He was sentenced to 1 year and 2 months in medium-security prison. Pluzhnikov was arrested in the courtroom, according to the sentence, as quoted by the Vysota 102 News Agency. A man called the police saying a woman stole 52,000 rubles from him, according to investigators. The police found the suspect.Her father-in-law tried saving her from criminal prosecution and offered an 80,000-ruble bribe to a criminal investigation department Head. The operation was controlled by the Department for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption: Pluzhnikov gave the police officer 70,000 rubles and was arrested. The ruling entered into force on May 11, according to the court.
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