The deputy head of the Internal Security Directorate (IDS) of the Main Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service (GUFSIN) in the Irkutsk Region was arrested for accepting a bribe in the amount of 60 million rubles. This was reported on May 2 by the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation for the region.
According to the investigation, in the spring of 2021, the deputy head of the Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service received, through an intermediary, part of a bribe in the amount of 10 million rubles in exchange for the fact that he would stop carrying out operational-search activities in relation to a number of heads of commercial organizations. In total, the arrested person was to receive 60 million rubles.
“In the course of the investigative and operational-search measures carried out by the investigators of the TFR and the FSB officers in the Irkutsk region, the defendants in the case were detained. Depending on the role of each, they are charged with committing crimes under Part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (taking bribes on an especially large scale), part 4 of Art. 291.1 of the RF Criminal Code (mediation in bribery committed on an especially large scale), ”the ministry said.
An employee of the GUFSIN is in custody, the mediator is under house arrest. At the moment, investigators are finding out all the circumstances of the incident.
A day earlier it became known that the director of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Sochi Administration was suspected of receiving a multimillion-dollar bribe, and a criminal case was initiated. According to the investigation, the bribe was supposed to help speed up the processing and issuance of permits for the construction of an apartment complex.
The total amount of the bribe was supposed to be 75 million rubles. However, only 3.7 million rubles were paid out of them, after which the director of the construction organization, from whom they demanded money, turned to law enforcement officers.