In Nizhnevartovsk a former COP suspected of bribery

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A former employee of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Nizhnevartovsk in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district is suspected of receiving bribes, according to regional investigatory management SK the Russian Federation.

In the district Directorate of the interior Ministry reported on Sunday, RIA Novosti news Agency about the searches, with the participation of the FSB in one of the units Ministry of internal Affairs of Nizhnevartovsk, without specifying details.

According to the investigation, in 2015, the former Deputy chief of Department on execution of administrative legislation UMVD across the Nizhnevartovsk received from the businessman a bribe in the amount of 80 thousand rubles for not bringing to administrative responsibility for various offences in the activities, including those associated with the illegal sale of alcohol.

«The investigative Department of the city of Nizhnevartovsk investigatory management SK of Russia in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra has initiated a criminal case… He (ex-policeman – ed.) is suspected of receiving a bribe for illegal actions», — stated in the message.

It is clarified that the investigators also check the information about the possibility of getting ex-COP bribes from other businesses for the concealment of their offenses.

«In addition, it is checked involvement in the crime other employees of internal Affairs bodies», — added in Department.

The County Department of Ministry of internal Affairs reported earlier that in the case that the involvement of police officers is established, they will be fired from the internal Affairs bodies and will be held accountable according to the legislation.