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Ex-police officers convicted of a bribe in Khabarovsk

Ex-police officers convicted of a bribe in Khabarovsk
Two former police officers who extorted a bribe were sentenced in Khabarovsk. Law enforcement officers demanded money from two businessmen from Birobidzhan and Ussuriysk who are engaged in trade in cosmetics.

According to the press service of the regional prosecutor’s office, two employees of the Khabarovsk LU of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on transport agreed to demand money from entrepreneurs. To do this, they initiated several unreasonable checks of the received products. In total, the issuance of five cars was delayed.

The police handed over the bribe claims through intermediaries. For each container it was required to pay 200 thousand rubles. The total amount of the bribe amounted to one million rubles. Entrepreneurs appealed to the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Khabarovsk Territory. After that, police officers were detained in the framework of operational actions.

The central district court of Khabarovsk convicted the defendants. Together with the ex-policemen, intermediaries appeared in the dock.

One of the law enforcement officers was sentenced to nine years of imprisonment and three months in a maximum security colony with a fine of four million rubles and deprivation of the right to hold positions in the civil service for six years. The second will have to spend eight years and six months in a maximum security colony and pay a fine of three million rubles. The ban on working in government agencies for him is set for five years.

Intermediaries were sentenced to 7 years in prison with a sentence in a penal colony with a fine of 2 million rubles. The court verdict did not enter into legal force.
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