Police detained a suspect in the theft of more than a million rubles from a communal apartment in the suburbs of Moscow

Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English

Police officers of the MIA of Russia Inter-District Administration “Lyuberetskoe” detained in Moscow a 41-year-old native of one of the Central Asian countries suspected of committing a theft.
It was established that the offender, taking advantage of the absence of a neighbor in a communal apartment, unlawfully entered his room and stole 1.2 million rubles. The offender managed to transfer a part of the stolen funds to her relatives’ bank account, and the remaining money was found with her during a personal search and returned to the owner.
A criminal case was initiated under Article 158 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Theft”.  The sanction of this article presumes a punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of up to 10 years. Placement to custody was selected as the preventive measure for the suspect.