The state prosecution is asking for the former head of Nizhny Novgorod 12 years of strict regime.
The official and his deputy were caught in a bribe of 600 thousand rubles. The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation is confident that this is not the only case of extortion by officials of money from builders.
The Investigative Committee concluded an investigation into the former mayor of Nizhny Novgorod, accused of taking bribes and kidnapping a person. The statute of limitations for these cases expires in April 2019.