Two former metro police officers get 6 and 8 years in prison for bribery
MOSCOW, July 18 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky District Court has sentenced ex-chief of a Moscow metro police division Alexander Molokanov to 8 years in high-security prison and a multi-million fine for corruption, the Prosecutor General’s Office has announced on its website.
Roman Rozhnov, another police officer who is believed to be a mediator in bribery, received 6 years behind bars and a 1-million-ruble fine ($16,000), the statement reads.
Molokanov was given the money for adding knowingly false information on execution by a bribegiver of his duties, which he failed to perform, to the work schedule, the staff work sheet and the guard report registers.
In total, Molokanov received nearly 700,000 rubles in bribes, according to prosecutors.