In the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, the head of the police department, Alexander Obukhov, received a prison sentence for disclosing state secrets. This was reported to URA.RU by the FSB press service for the Tyumen region.
“The specified citizen, in accordance with his job description, accepted the obligation to keep state secrets and was warned of criminal liability for its disclosure. However, acting deliberately, wanting to indicate his awareness of limited information to persons who do not have access to this information, he disclosed information that was entrusted to him in his service,” the press service told the agency.
The investigative department of the Federal Security Service of Russia for the Tyumen region investigated a criminal case under the article “disclosure of state secrets.” Obukhov received a one-year suspended sentence, and for a year he was also prohibited from working in the civil service or local government. The court’s verdict entered into legal force. Obukhov worked as the head of the anti-drug department at the Surgut Ministry of Internal Affairs.