The former head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of St. Petersburg and assistant to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Lieutenant General Sergei Umnov, was detained and taken to the Moscow detention center at 38 Petrovka.Fontanka” and RIA Novosti told the Public Monitoring Commission.
the day before became knownthat at once three generals of the Ministry of Internal Affairs are involved in a criminal case of abuse, which was initiated by the central office of the Investigative Committee of Russia. Searches were carried out in their houses, apartments and offices.
In addition to Umnov, the head of the traffic police of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, Major General Alexei Semenov, the search of which was reported the day before, the former head of the logistics department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the region, retired Major General Ivan Abakumov, are involved in the case. Later detention of three generals confirmed in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.
The case was initiated under the article on abuse of power, which entailed grave consequences (Part 3 of Article 285 of the Criminal Code). As Kommersant writes, it follows from the case materials that all three generals could be involved in abuses. According to the investigation, from 2016 to 2020, the generals “strongly recommended” St. “, with the proceeds they bought property for personal use.
Kommersant also notes that on the eve of the decree of Vladimir Putin, about ten generals of the Ministry of Internal Affairs were sent into retirement, including the heads of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Primorsky Territory and the Murmansk Region Oleg Stefankov and Vitaly Zaikov and the chiefs for the Irkutsk Region Andrei Kalischuk and the Samara Region Alexander Vinnikov.