The traffic police tried to fly to Thailand passport must be valid for brother

In the Ob city court of the Novosibirsk region sent a criminal case with the indictment to the transport Prosecutor against the former employee of bodies of internal Affairs — the inspector of traffic police, who is accused of attempt at illegal crossing of the state border of Russia. About it on April 11 reported on the website of the West Siberian transport Prosecutor’s office.

According to the authorities, the inspector of traffic police lost his passport and to go on holiday to Thailand, presented at a checkpoint at Novosibirsk Tolmachevo airport when making flight “Novosibirsk” — “Krabi” passport in the name of his twin brother.

However, it is noted in office of public Prosecutor, employees of the border guards when checking the passports “caught the slight differences in appearance of the brothers”, and took down the employee of traffic police from the flight.

Later, he explained that he decided to cross the border without documents at the request of the wife, who wanted to relax in Thailand by last minute. The man faces a fine of up to 200 thousand roubles or imprisonment for the term up to two years.