KRASNOYARSK, March 13 – RIA Novosti. The head of the first department of the Krasnoyarsk police has been detained, the press service of the Investigative Committee for the Krasnoyarsk Territory and Khakassia told reporters.
Earlier in the Telegram-channel “Borus” information appeared that the chief of police number 1 of Krasnoyarsk was detained while receiving a bribe of half a million rubles.
“We confirm the fact of the detention of the head of the first police department,” the message says.
The department did not specify the reasons for the detention and did not disclose details.
The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Krasnoyarsk Territory told reporters that an official check was scheduled for the fact of illegal receipt of funds. All the circumstances of this incident will be clarified by the ORC of its own security. “If guilt is established, he will be dismissed from the internal affairs bodies for negative reasons and will be punished in accordance with the law. Its leaders will be brought to strict disciplinary responsibility,” the regional head office said.
The press service notes that the application of the most severe measures to violators of the law, regardless of titles and regalia, is the principled position of the leadership of the regional headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
According to the region's Investigative Committee, a criminal case against the head of one of the police departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation “Krasnoyarskoye” was initiated based on the results of consideration of materials received from the regional FSB. The case was initiated under clause “c” part 5 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (receiving a bribe by an official on a large scale), Also a criminal case under paragraph “b” of Part 3 of Art. 291.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (mediation in bribery committed on a large scale) was initiated against a resident of Krasnoyarsk. “According to the preliminary version of the investigation, in February 2021, his acquaintance asked the police chief to assist in re-qualifying his friend's criminal case from a more serious article to a less heavy, promising a monetary reward of 600 thousand rubles for this. At the time of the transfer of funds, the policeman and the intermediary were detained by operational officers of the FSB, “the Investigative Committee reported.
Currently, the chief of police has been detained. In relation to the mediator, a preventive measure was chosen in the form of recognizance not to leave the place and proper behavior.