In Khabarovsk detained the Director of the MUP «Vodokanal»

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobounce. Archival photoIn Khabarovsk detained the Director of the MUP «Vodokanal»© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The court in Khabarovsk changed the measure of restraint from house arrest to detention to the Director of MUP cities of Khabarovsk «the water canal» Vladimir Steblevskaya, accused of fraud, abuse, and commercial bribery, said on Wednesday the SUCK of the Russian Federation in the Khabarovsk region.

As explained by investigative Department, the theft of at least 130 million rubles of budget funds allocated for the construction of water intaking constructions of the Tungus Deposit, was a criminal case under article «fraud». In the course of his investigation revealed new episodes of criminal activity. According to the facts filed two cases under articles «abuse of power in a commercial organization» and «commercial bribery,» all things are connected in one manufacture.

«At the request of the investigation against the Director of the MUP of Khabarovsk «Vodokanal», accused of fraud, commercial bribery and abuse of power, the court changed the measure of restraint from house arrest to detention», — is spoken in the message.

Clarifies that a criminal case under the article «abuse» is being investigated in relation to the head of «Vodokanal», his Deputy for supply and chief engineer.

According to investigators, in 2015-2016 the defendants for the needs of MUP «Vodokanal» has acquired over 148,5 million roubles 4,95 thousands of tons of chemical reagent for the purification of water from an affiliated commercial organization. It is noted that the price was too high, and the damage exceeded $ 14 million.

The investigation revealed that the founders of commercial organizations were close relatives of the leadership of the MUP — sons, daughters, wife of one of them. The accused had secured victory in contests of this firm. Currently the Deputy head of «Vodokanal» procurement also taken into custody.

The case of «kickbacks»

According to the investigation, a criminal case under article «commercial bribery» is being investigated against the Director of «Vodokanal», his Deputy for construction, as well as chief engineer.

According to investigators, in August 2010 the city administration of Khabarovsk has signed a contract with a commercial organization for the supply and installation of electrical equipment on the Tunguska intake worth more than 318 million rubles. In October 2010, with the organization of an additional agreement, according to which the customer equipment is «water».

According to investigators, in fall 2010, the accused requested the leadership of the commercial organization to give them «kickback» in the form of a percentage of the value of contract, instead of vowing full cooperation in the execution of the contract. From November 2010 to may 2011, the defendants received from the merchant 28 million roubles which have divided among themselves and spent on their needs, have added in management.

It is noted that the result sets of representatives of other commercial entities that transferred money to the accused for «protection» in the performance of contracts. Active role in the detection and investigation of crimes take employees UFSB and UMVD of Russia across Khabarovsk Krai.

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