Moscow police officer joined criminal group to extort money from drug addicts
Officers with the Security Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Moscow have arrested a police captain, 45.
A Moscow police officer was detained for extortion and participation in a criminal group.
The police captain, Patrol-Guard Service inspector for Tagansky district, 45, extorted money from people that use drugs. According to RBC, there are also other suspects who have organized a criminal group to wring money from drug users in exchange for not opening cases against them.
The press service of the department said the leaders would also be brought to disciplinary responsibility.