Transport investigators opened a criminal case against Deputy head of the customs post of the Ekaterinburg Koltsovo airport, who is accused of receiving a bribe.
According to investigators, in January, two residents of the city Berezovsky brokered addressed to the customs officer with a request to help smuggle across the border undeclared silver jewelry from UAE.
“On the proposal the customs officer has agreed, in exchange for 10 thousand rubles each passing customs control the customs post of the airport Koltsovo. October 14, the intermediary in bribe transfer passed to the rest room of the customs office of Koltsovo airport, where he was handed over to the customs officer cash in the amount of 20 thousand rubles”, – reports a press-service of the Ural investigatory management on transport.
The defendant in the court’s decision is now under house arrest. He was charged under part 3 of article 290 of the criminal code “Obtaining official of a bribe for illegal action”.
Who is charged with, the investigators are not disclosed. In the Ural customs administration also refused to give the name of the employee, noting that the head of the customs office Koltsovo only four deputies.
“In the interests of justice to give any comments, namely to give the name and the name of the person, we are not authorized”, – noted in a press-service of customs of the airport “Koltsovo”.