Official representative of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) Vladimir Markin thanked the staff of FSB detained the high-ranking employees of the TFR in the case of corruption. The corresponding statement he made on the radio station “Vesti FM”.
“We are grateful to the staff of the FSB, which caught our employees,” he said. Markin added that no one Agency cannot act uncontrollably without supervision from your organization. “We have no way to look for traitors inside the Agency”, — he said.
The representative of the RCDS added that the situation with the arrest of senior members of the Investigative Committee, is “a huge personnel mistake. “This is really painful subject, which we need to talk and not have to gloss over,” — said Markin (quoted by TASS).
According to Markin, the reform of the Investigative Committee was conceived long before this case was initiated from a business unit of the Main Directorate for the activities, which “has become a common management, and the rates went to the investigators and criminologists”. As a result, the number of business executives was “inappropriate” increased, while the workload of investigators had increased, said the representative of the RCDS.
Over the past five years, more than one-third increase in the number of criminal cases investigated TFR, said Markin. “Therefore, the leadership of the Department considered it necessary to reduce the number of these positions and increase the number of bets investigators and criminologists, which was done,” — said Markin. He added that in light of the criminal case in otnosheni employees TFR reorganization of waiting and the Department of interagency cooperation where they worked.
“I think this all goes”, he concluded on the question of whether this management is to be eliminated.
July 19, the court arrested three members of the Investigative Committee of Russia — the head of management of own safety of the Department Mikhail Maksimenko, his Deputy Alexander Limonova and Deputy chief of a capital Central Board Denis Nikandrov. They are charged with receiving a bribe in especially large size. according to investigators, employees of SKR received a bribe from the owner of Zakhary Kalashov, also known as thief in law Shakro Young.
According to sources , the criminal case against nikandrova, Maksimenko and Lamonova were filed in three different resolutions, but only judgment in the case against nikandrova was personally signed by the Chairman of the TFR Alexander Bastrykin.
Bastrykin himself called the actions of those arrested “betrayal”. “The work of purification of the ranks of the RCS and all other law enforcement agencies will continue in the future,” he promised.
Later, “Kommersant” with reference to informed sources reported that the arrests of high-ranking officers of the TFR coincided with the reform in the Department, initiated by Bastrykin. At the same time, the source of “Interfax”, close to the power Ministry, reported that the reorganization is not related to the corruption scandal, and with the need of cost optimization.