In the Ivanovo region three officials sentenced to prison for bribes

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The court sentenced the former mayor of the second largest town in Ivanovo region, Kineshma, Aleksei Krupin and two officials-accomplices to a penal colony for a period of from 6.5 to 9 years of multimillion-dollar bribes at the conclusion of municipal contracts to repair outdoor lighting, reports SUCK in the region.

«The verdict Kupina appointed punishment in the form of 9 years of imprisonment with punishment serving in a corrective colony with a fine in the amount of 28 million rubles; Cursinu sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment with punishment serving in a corrective colony with a fine in the amount of 14 million rubles; Bragin is appointed punishment in the form of 6,5 years of imprisonment with punishment serving in a corrective colony with a fine in the amount of 14 million rubles», — stated in the message.

In addition, each of the prisoners denied the right to hold positions in government for some time.

In March last year, the mayor of Kineshma Krupin and his first Deputy Alexander Chursin was arrested on suspicion of bribery. Further, in the case of receiving a bribe by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement in the large size there is another person involved — head MU «Management of municipal economy of a city of Kineshma» Konstantin Bragin. Him, as set out in the court, they are instructed to find a contractor willing to repair the city lighting. The possibility of bribery of officials was a condition at the conclusion of the municipal contract should be the message of SK.

In the end, a contractor was found, he gave officials one million rubles, after which he became the winner of two auctions on performance of works with a contract price exceeding 19 million rubles.

Upon completion of the work, as found by the court, the officials demanded from the contractor and another 6 million rubles for acceptance, payment work and continued cooperation. A bribe of 2 million rubles transferred by the Director of the organization Bragin for subsequent transmission Krupina and Cursinu received the said amount on the same day, the report says.

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