Presnensky court of Moscow in absentia arrested the former senior investigator for particularly important cases of the Department for the Central administrative district of the Moscow Central Directorate of the IC of Russia Maria Slezkine on the case of attempt at receiving a bribe of €2 million

  • RIA Novosti

It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the court.

“The court decided the petition of the investigation to satisfy,” said the judge.

As indicated, Slezkin is in the international wanted list and is accused under article “Attempt at bribe reception in especially large size”.

Lawyer Nelly Terence reported that the former inspector went to Kiev for three months prior to the commencement of the case.

According to investigators, Slezkin extorted in jail “Butyrka” €2 million from the seized fish industrialist Yuri Tuzov, who is accused of attacks against its creditors.

The investigation said that for the money she promised to release the businessman under house arrest, and in case of refusal to bribe threatened a long time.

Earlier URA.RU was told that the court sentenced a former Deputy head of the investigative Department of the Kurchatov district of Chelyabinsk Alexander Esipov.

He received a bribe in the amount of $16.7 thousand from the lawyer for the return of previously seized during a search of the property and for refusal to initiate a criminal case against one of the entrepreneurs.