The source linked the searches of the mayor of Nefteyugansk with his conflict with the security forces
KHANTY-MANSIYSK, 24 Jan — RIA Novosti. The searches in the apartment of the mayor of Nefteyugansk (Khanty) Sergey Degtyarev and in the local administration could be a result of the conflict of the mayor with the law enforcement agencies told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a source in the municipality.
“In 2018 Sergei Degtyarev was involved in a conflict with law enforcement. The chief of the community initiated the resignation from the post of the Vice-mayor of Nefteyugansk Sergey Lagoudi — native of state security bodies, previously served in the FSB Department for the Kurgan region”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to the source, in the administration of Lahoud was in charge of Finance and economy, in particular, has blocked the privatization of certain assets, and its dismissal “led to a series of internal conflicts in the city.”
In the district of the investigative Department of the investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, despite the information of the regional mass media, RIA Novosti stated that their employees do not participate in “these activities”. In a press-service of administration of the data about the searches did not comment.