Rogue cop Yakovlev from Shamaninskaya gang jailed for 12 years of strict regime
The UBOP officer, Andrey Yakovlev, not only covered the crimes of the members of the organized crime group but also took an active part.
The court in the Arkhangelsk region convicted the former employee of the Organized Crime Control Bureau (UBOP), Andrey Yakovlev, guilty under three articles and jailed him for 12 years of a strict-security prison. Arkhangelsk. Arkhangelsk.Online reports.
The court found that the UBOP officer was the member of the criminal community (part 2 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code), and not only covered, but also participated in extortion committed by prior conspiracy (items (a and b), part 3 of Article 163 of the Criminal Code), and arson of property (part 2 of Article 167 of the Criminal Code).
In particular, according to the materials of the case, the crimes were committed in 2012-2014 against several Severodvinsk entrepreneurs. Cars of two of them were set on fire. The victims sent civil suits to the court, which were satisfied. In addition to the term, Yakovlev must pay 1.8 million rubles ($27.400).
As The CrimeRussia previously wrote, the Shamaninskaya group was created by Oleg Shamanin in 2012; he was also the leader of the gang. A total of 82 criminal episodes were detected, more than 70 people were recognized as victims. The court also seized the property of the accused worth more than 50 million rubles ($759.600).
27 members of the organized criminal group became the defendants, four of whom were law enforcement officers. And only four of the accused concluded a pre-trial agreement; the rest did not admit their guilt.
Leader of the gang Oleg Shamanin was detained in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to Russia. Now his case is being examined by the regional court, Shamanin also does not admit his guilt, claiming that he knows nothing about the Shamaninskaya gang.