The ex-head of the Nizhny Novgorod Federal Penitentiary Service was convicted of extortion from subordinates

The court considered the criminal case initiated against the former head of the Federal Penitentiary Service for the Nizhny Novgorod Region Nikolai Teushchakovcharged with abuse of power. This was reported in the regional investigative department.

The state prosecution managed to prove that Teushchakov demanded that his subordinates give him part of the bonuses they received. In the period from 2016 to 2020, he took away from them a total of 3 million 250 thousand rubles.

As a result, the court found the ex-head of the Nizhny Novgorod GUFSIN guilty and sentenced him to three years in prison to be served in a penal colony, and also deprived him of the right to hold public office for three years.

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