BRYANSK, 2 Mar – RIA Novosti. The former head of the Department of Education and Science of the Smolensk Region, who received a tablet computer for concluding government contracts worth 12.8 million rubles with the firm of his friend, was sentenced to five years in prison for abuse of power, the regional prosecutor's office said.
“In the Smolensk region, a sentence was passed against the former head of the Department of Education and Science, accused of taking bribes and abuse of office … He was sentenced to five years in prison with serving a sentence in a general regime colony, with a fine of 750 thousand rubles.” , – the message says.
The former head of the Department of Education and Science of the Smolensk Region was accused of accepting bribes and abuse of office.
The court found that the official facilitated the conclusion of four government contracts worth over 12.8 million rubles with legal entities affiliated with his acquaintance, for which he later received a Lenovo tablet computer. In addition, the former official received bribes from a representative of one of the firms in the amount of 25 and 30 thousand rubles for the conclusion of two government contracts between the department and this firm.
The criminal case was investigated by the investigators of the regional FSB.