In Moscow Region, deputy head of Odintsovo Administration held on suspicion of bribery

The Moscow Region Directorate of the Investigative Committee has initiated criminal proceedings against Deputy Head of the Odintsovo Town Administration suspected of taking a bribe under part 6 of Article 290 of the RF Penal Code.

According too preliminary data, the official demanded that a representative of one of local companies gave him 8 million 250 thousand rubles as a bribe for agreeing to transfer a plot of land and make it bigger. Law enforcers detained him upon receiving 4 million 500 thousand rubles as part of the bribe.

At present the suspect is being interrogated. The investigation is ongoing.