Probe into bribery case against detention center’s construction contractor completed
ST. PETERSBURG, December 17 (RAPSI) – Investigation into CEO of Petroinvest company, a detention center’s construction contractor, Ruslan Khamkhokov, who stands charged with giving 388 million rubles ($6 million) in bribes to a Federal Penitentiary Service’s (FSIN) official, has been completed, RAPSI has learnt in the Investigative Committee’s St. Petersburg Directorate.
According to the Investigative Committee’s directorate, the defendant’s case will be considered separately as he has signed a plea deal.
Investigators claim that in March 2010 then deputy chief of the FSIN St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region directorate Sergey Moiseyenko promised Khamkhokov to assist in execution of necessary documents on rendered services during the construction of a local pretrial detention center for the money reward in the amount of not less than 10% each transfer of funds allocated for the work performance to the Petroinvest accounts.
According to investigation, from March 2010 to August 2015, Khamkhokov gave at least 388 million rubles ($6 million) to Moiseyenko through intermedia.
Moiseyenko stands charged with taking bribes from Khamkhokov and other businessmen Viktor Kudrin and organizing the murder of his subordinate, Colonel Nikolay Chernov.