TFR called the amount received by the head of Udmurtia bribes

TFR called the amount received by the head of Udmurtia bribes

The head of Udmurtia Alexander Solovyov was detained and transferred to Moscow on suspicion in receiving multi-million bribes from firms that built bridges over the rivers Kama and Bui. According to investigators, their total amount exceeds 140 million rubles.

The head of Udmurtia Alexander Solovyov is suspected of receiving bribes for 140 million rubles This follows from the message published on the official website of the Investigative Committee (TFR) in Russia.

In relation to the head of region investigators opened a criminal case in connection with the Commission of the two “particularly serious crimes” under part 6 St. 290 criminal code (taking a bribe by a person holding a state post of the Russian Federation, in especially large size).

According to investigators, for two years from 2014 to 2016, Solovyov received from representatives of organizations that carried out the construction of a bridge across the Kama river and the Buoy near the Udmurt city of Kambarka, monetary bribes amounting to 139 million rubles in the form of shares in the commercial organization, the cost of which is estimated at 2.7 million rubles.

“For that Solovyov was to provide an extraordinary and immediate payment of work performed from the Federal and regional budgets, and the allocation of licenses for geological study of subsoil and exploration and mining of sand and sand-gravel mixtures”, — stated in the message.

In the near future the consequence plans to bring Solovyov, the prosecution, and then appeal to court with petition about election of a preventive measure

Press Secretary of the head of the Udmurt Republic Helen Kapitonenko told RBC that he could not confirm or deny media reports about the arrest of head of the region Alexander Soloviev.

“I have no such information. I did not say anything. Alexander Viktorovich in the workplace no. We work in a regular mode”, — she said.

According to her, at 9:00 GMT will begin the meeting with the Chairman of government of Udmurtia Victor Savelyev. “[At the meeting — RBC] may something misleading,” — said Kapitonenko.

On detention of the head of Udmurtia Alexander Soloviev became known on the morning of Tuesday, April 4, from the source of “Interfax” in law enforcement. Details the interlocutor of Agency has not resulted, however, indicated that the President was detained at the place of residence, and he was searched. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, was also detained the head of local branches of “Avtodor”.

To announce the arrest Solovyov was planned on Monday, April 3, told RBC a source close to the leadership of one of the security agencies. According to him, plans of law enforcement agencies disrupted due to the terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg. When Solovyov was detained, the source said.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin was informed about the detention Solovyov

According to sources “Denied” for Solovyov, the FSB is investigating the case of corruption in road construction. The sides of the portal added that the head of region has returned to Moscow by regular flights by two men in uniform and two in civilian clothes.