Ex-police officer charged with taking bribe from gang denies guilt
MOSCOW, April 19 (RAPSI) – Former police officer from the Moscow Region Vadim Shavlokhov, charged with receiving $100,000 bribe and abuse of office, denies guilt, RAPSI has learnt in the courtroom.
On Wednesday, the Zamoskvoretsky District Court of Moscow began hearings in the criminal case against Shavlokhov with prosecutor reading out the indictment. The defendant said that “it is all fabricated” and that his whole life he was working against all criminal groups.
According to investigation, in 2013, Shavlokhov, then major case detective of the Interior Ministry’s Criminal Investigation Department, gave an alleged leader of the organized-crime syndicate, a document containing information on his criminal gang for $100,000.