Rus News Journal

The former militiamen will work on the state

Yesterday in court of Industrial region of a city of Stavropol the sentence on the case of neglect of the duties of three, already were, officers of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs of Stavropol Territory has been announced: the chief financially - technical and economic maintenance of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs of Alexander Barnasha, the chief of department of arms of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs Anatoly Kovalevsky and the inspector of this department Igor Konovalova. They were accused of the criminal negligence which has created conditions for plunder of the weapon from a special warehouse of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs of Stavropol Territory.

criminal case against them has been got got in November 2000 when as a result of special action Stavropol RUBOPa the chief of a warehouse of arms of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs Alexander Popov has been detained. In the autumn of 2001 business on three officers has been allocated in separate manufacture. The Office of Public Prosecutor of Stavropol Territory has accused them of a criminal negligence in which result conditions for plunder of the weapon from a special warehouse of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs of Stavropol Territory have been created. The consequence has considered that as a result of their divergence from a warehouse 15 grenade cup discharges, 576 units of fire-arms, 378 pomegranates, more than 40 thousand cartridges and about 10 kgs of explosives have been stolen in total. The part of this arsenal has been realised to criminal structures by Alexander Popova`s managing during this period a weapon warehouse of the Stavropol militia group.

defendants of the fault did not recognise. However, acting in debate, the state accuser on process has declared that during judicial examination of their wine has been completely proved. Since 1995 on November, 24th 2000 members of the technical commission of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs on weapon write-off: Alexander Barnash, Anatoly Kovalevsky and Igor Konovalov - broke almost all existing instructions and specifications on destruction and weapon storage. Under documents it was registered already melted, and actually freely lay on open racks, and nobody paid to it of attention. The state accuser has demanded to punish defendants conditionally, having appointed it 8, 4 and 3 years conditionally with a trial period to five years.

lawyers of defendants have disagreed with charge, as, in their opinion, the crime structure is not seen in activity of their clients. All documentation at them was in a full order, and for storage of the weapon they, according to the functions, did not answer. Proving the position, they referred to indications of witnesses that the state of affairs in a warehouse of arms always was not so safe. At factory Red Metallist to accept the weapon to a meltdown refused. A warehouse all time zatarivalsja. For weapon storage any more there were no boxes. About such position knew all militian heads, but any measures did not undertake.

Maxim Ejsmont presiding over process, has announced a sentence according to which all three are recognised by guilty under article 293 of the criminal code of Russian Federation a negligence . To Alexander Barnashu and Anatoly Kovalevsky the court has defined on a year of corrective works with deduction of 20 % of earnings in the state income. It is necessary to Igor Konovalovu of one and a half year of corrective works with deduction from earnings of the same 20 % put to the state.

ALEXANDER LARINTSEVA, Stavropol