"In the course of the operational search activities ... the involvement of three officers of the PPSP (patrol and police post service) of the OMVD in the Arbat district was established to receive illegal monetary reward from a citizen for not bringing him to criminal responsibility on grounds that do not correspond to reality," RIA Novosti the message of the press service of the Moscow headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The captain and two senior sergeants will be dismissed from the internal affairs bodies for negative reasons.

Earlier it was reported that in Moscow a police officer was detained for a bribe of 1.5 million rubles.