In Nizhny Novgorod fined the former head of the police Department

The former head of the police Department of the Moskovsky district of Nizhny Novgorod Alexey Bokov, who had ordered to release the detainee on suspicion of drug use, the man will pay the penalty of 40 thousand rubles for abuse of power, reports United press-service of the courts of General jurisdiction in Nizhny Novgorod region.

According to investigators, 16 Feb 2020 employees patrulno-sentry duty was discovered and sent for a medical examination for intoxication, a resident of Nizhny Novgorod, in respect of which there was sufficient reason to believe that he had used narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances. The detainee was taken to the Nizhny Novgorod regional narcological dispensary, where a medical examination confirmed the drug use, but from tests refused. After the man was taken to the police Department for the compilation of administrative material.

According to the regional SUCK, the chief of the police ordered a subordinate to draw up a Protocol on administrative offense, to acquit the man and destroy the evidence of the Commission of an administrative offense. The actions of the police were revealed operational staff of UFSB of Russia across the Nizhniy Novgorod region together with employees of private security GU MVD in the region. The chief of regional Department of police was placed under house arrest.

"According to the investigation, the chief of the district police Department called two citizens asking about the possible release of the person from responsibility. The request was granted," - said in the message of the court.

As reported by RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies, calls with a request to release the detainee, who is the son of a prominent local official, allegedly came from a senior staff of the administration of Nizhny Novgorod. Official confirmation of this information, the Agency currently does not have.

"Moskovskiy district court of Nizhny Novgorod at the request of the investigation issued a decision on termination of criminal case concerning the chief of Department of police №4, accused of abuse of office. A police officer assigned to a measure of criminal-legal character in the form of court penalty of 40 thousand rubles", - stated in the message of the United press service of courts of General jurisdiction in Nizhny Novgorod region.

As told RIA Novosti in GU MVD of Russia Nizhny Novgorod region, after the incident, the Sides was dismissed from bodies of internal Affairs "for the Commission of the act discrediting honour of the employee of ATS".