Ex-penitentiary officer gets 5.5 years in penal colony for bribery
MOSCOW, August 4 (RAPSI) – A court in the Tula Region has sentenced a former officer of the Federal Penitentiary Service to 5.5 years in penal colony for bribery and abuse of power, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports.
He was additionally banned from holding state and municipal posts for 5 years.
Between September 2019 and April 2020, he bought mobile SIM-cards for convicts giving him bribes. The total amount of bribes reached over 240,000 rubles ($3,300), the statement reads.