Evidence gathered by the Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia was found by court to be sufficient to sentence former inspector of the State Road Traffic Safety Inspectorate for Registration, Examination and Technical Inspection of Tobolsky Intermunicipal Department of Interior Ministry of Russia, captain of police Sergey Turta, Ramazan Uldashev and former Tobolsk driving schools workers Svetlana Fedorova, Elena Sergeenkova and Damir Suleimanov.
Depending on the role and involvement of each they were found guilty of committing 16 offenses under Paragraph A of Part 5 of Article 290 of the Criminal Code of Russia (bribery for illegal actions committed by an organized group) and 16 offenses under Part 2 of Article 292 of the Criminal Code of Russia (forgery).
Investigation and the court established that from 2016 to 2018 the participants of the organized group supplied illegally issued driver's licenses for bribes without required medical examination, professional training and factual passing of driving tests..
Actions of former state inspector Sergey Turta and other participants of the organized group resulted in issuing of driver's licenses to persons lacking driving skills that had not passed the required road safety rules tests. That endangered road users and violated procedure of road safety enforcement established by the Federal Government of the Russian Federation.
The court sentenced: Turta - to 12 years of imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony; Fedorova - to 8 years of imprisonment in a general regime penal colony; Sergeenkova - to 7.5 years of imprisonment in a general regime penal colony; Suleimanov - to 7 years and 2 months of imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony; Uldashev - to 6 years of imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony.