Murai’s detention may be related to the case of Igor Kozhevnikov, the former head of the Perm Territory UFSSP
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On Friday, August 14, officers of the FSB and the Investigative Committee detained the Prosecutor of the Industrial District, Sergei Murai. He is accused of accepting bribes on an especially large scale, as well as mediating large-scale bribery.
According to the investigation, in 2016, Sergei Murai threatened the accused in a criminal case with the appointment of a more serious article in the form of real imprisonment, as well as with the prosecution of his family members. For 2 million rubles, the prosecutor promised not to increase the punishment.
– The accused received a bribe from a citizen in the amount of at least 2 million rubles, of which 1 million rubles – personally in the form of money, and another 1 million rubles – through intermediaries in the form of other property, – reported the press service of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Perm Territory.
In addition, from June to August 2017, Murai helped to reach an agreement between the entrepreneur-bribe-giver and officials of the Federal Bailiff Service of Russia in the Perm Territory on receiving and giving a bribe for cashing money from the settlement accounts of specific legal entities in a total amount of more than 40 million rubles through the deposit account of the interdistrict Department of the UFSSP, and also directly transferred a bribe in the amount of 600 thousand rubles from a citizen-bribe-giver to officials of the UFSSP of Russia in the Perm Territory.
– Also from June 2017 to March 2018, he committed a similar crime. At the request of the investigator, the court in relation to the former employee of the prosecutor’s office chose a preventive measure in the form of detention, he was charged. All the circumstances of the incident are being established, the collection and consolidation of the evidence base, – concluded the press service of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee for the Perm Territory.
Let us remind you that Sergey Murai received the position of Prosecutor of the Industrial District in 2013. At various times he worked as an investigator, assistant, deputy prosecutor, prosecutor of the Ilyinsky district of the Perm region and the prosecutor of the Motovilikha district of Perm.