Ivan Golunova: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti
The investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) suspected of five former employees of the Department of internal Affairs on the Western district of Moscow in the purchase of drugs, which were then planted journalist Ivan Golunov. About it reported to “lente.ru” the official representative office, Svetlana Petrenko.
According to her, arrested Denis Konovalov, Akbar All, Roman Feofanov, Maxim Umetbaev, who worked in the Department for control over drug trafficking of the internal Affairs Directorate of CJSC, as well as the former head of this Department Igor lyakhovets.
According to investigators, the suspects illegally acquired drugs, kept and transported them, and then in June 2019 slipped into a backpack Golunova and his apartment to his illegal bringing to criminal liability. Thus, the suspects falsified the results of investigative activities that were later used as evidence of guilt Golunova in the illegal sale of drugs.
In the near future the investigation will show the defendants in the prosecution. Also the question on election of a measure of restraint.
About the arrest of five former police officers became known earlier on January 29. They were taken in for questioning in the TFR.
14 January it was reported that a special correspondent of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova recognized victim in the case of abuse of authority by police. On the investigation of the journalist notified the senior investigator for particularly important cases of the major of justice O. S. Achiev.
A criminal case was initiated on the results of consideration of the message of the journalist about the committed crime against him. The notification dated 18 December 2019. The next day the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a press conference said that he has no information about customers “business Golunova”. He also noted that because of this case, five employees of the interior Ministry were dismissed against them filed criminal charges.
Golunova was detained June 6, 2019 in Moscow, accused of attempted sale of drugs. Gross violations during his detention caused a public outcry. Activists gathered at the building of the Main Directorate of the interior Ministry in Moscow to demand the release of the reporter, many members of the media defended colleagues. June 11, 2019, the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev has informed on closing of criminal case against the journalist Golunova and his release.
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