The media learned about the record in the history of the Ministry of defence bribe

The main military investigatory management of investigatory Committee was engaged in investigation of criminal case on record in the history of the Ministry of defence the trick to 368 million rubles. On Tuesday, September 26, the newspaper “Kommersant”.

On business there passes the head of Department of support of food control of the Ministry of defence, Colonel Alexander Vakulin, which for that amount contributed to the conclusion of Agency contracts for the acquisition of kitchens, bakeries, tanks and other machinery, in the performance of which has been committed a major theft, the newspaper specifies. Also Vakulin promised protection involved in the transaction to merchants.

He is charged under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (“Fraud committed by an organized group or in especially large size”) and part 6 of article 290 of the criminal code (“Receiving bribes a person holding state position of the Russian Federation, in especially large size”).

Vakulin was sent to prison until October 29. His lawyers appealed the ruling in the Moscow district military court, which the appeal was rejected.

“Kommersant” notes that prior to the arrest Vakulin was considered a promising officer, making a successful career. According to the newspaper, he was recently transferred to Moscow, had previously served in the city of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad region. Vakulin has repeatedly traveled to Russia to inspections and lectures on logistical support troops.