Investigators in the Rostov region opened a criminal case against the head of the Volgodonsk administration, Viktor Melnikov. About it reports press service of the regional investigation department of the UK.
The case was opened under Part 3 of Art. 33, item “c” part 3 of Art. 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (incitement to abuse of office). According to the investigation, in 2017, Melnikov persuaded the director of the Moscow Department of Construction and Municipal Services to exceed his official powers, which consisted in signing acts of acceptance of road repairs that were not actually completed. As a result, the city’s budget suffered more than RUB 16 million in damage.
The crime was revealed during the investigation of a criminal case on abuse of office by the director of the department. Investigators are deciding whether to choose a preventive measure for Melnikov.
The fact that the head of Volgodonsk is suspected of exceeding official powers was reported the day before by a source TASS… According to him, the official was searched.
how writes the local newspaper “Notebook Volgodonsk”, Melnikov is suspected of having forced the ex-head of the municipal economy department, Alexander Kondratyuk, to sign the acceptance of the road, which was being repaired by the “Stroytrest” company. Kondratyuk left my post in March 2018.