PYATIGORSK, April 15 – RIA Novosti. In the Stavropol Territory, the chairman of the regional committee for public procurement, Alexander Abaleshev, was detained, suspected of exceeding his official powers, the regional investigation department of the Investigative Committee reports.
“The investigator detained the chairman of the Stavropol Territory Committee on State Procurements, Alexander Abaleshev, who is suspected of abuse of office. The investigation will petition the official to choose a preventive measure in the form of detention,” the statement says.
According to the investigation, in 2019, Abaleshev demanded that the representative of the organization that won the auction for the construction of a new building of the regional children's clinical hospital in the city of Stavropol, refuse to conclude the contract and prevented its conclusion.
“The suspect's actions led to a delay in the start of the contract work, the failure of their stage-by-stage implementation, the termination of the contract and the failure to utilize the budget funds allocated for the construction needs,” the SUSK added.