In Krasnoyarsk, the head of the regional Capital Repair Fund was arrested in the case of a bribe

The court of Krasnoyarsk arrested for two months the general director of the regional fund for the overhaul of apartment buildings, Mikhail Popelyshev, against whom a criminal case of bribery was initiated. Thus, they said in the regional department of the Investigative Committee, the petition of the investigation was granted. The defense asked for house arrest to be limited on the grounds that the suspect had a heart condition preventing detention.

Mikhail Popelyshev was detained on June 2 by officers of the regional department of the FSB. In his car, law enforcement officers seized 5 million rubles, which, according to investigators, was the second tranche of a bribe of 12 million rubles. According to the prosecution, the official demanded this amount from a friend of the director of the construction company, promising patronage in return, regular receipt of contracts for the repair of apartment buildings, acceptance of work if they were performed in inadequate quality. Transfer of the first tranche of 1.6 million rubles. happened on May 5th.

The regional administration initiated a case against the detainee for taking a bribe on an especially large scale (part 6 of article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, the sanction for it is from 8 to 15 years in prison and a fine of 70 times the amount of the bribe). A search was conducted in the suspect’s two-story cottage, as a result of which they seized a Mitsubishi SUV, a collection of watches and jewelry, about a dozen certificates for diamonds, various currencies, including Hungarian forints, Singapore dollars, US dollars, euros, crowns, tenge, yen, three laptop. Chairman of the TFR Alexander Bastrykin instructed Aleksey Eremin, head of the regional department of the department, to submit a report on the interim results of the investigation and the established circumstances of the crime.

The prosecutor’s office of the Krasnoyarsk Territory put the investigation under control. Acting Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Mikhail Kotyukov wrote in his Telegram channel that he “instructed to select a new candidate for the leadership of the Fund.”

Konstantin Voronov, Novosibirsk


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