MOSCOW, November 28 (Itar-Tass) — The number of cases against senior officers has doubled from 2011, head of the Main Military Investigation Department /GVSU/, Investigative Committee /SK/, Col-Gen Alexander Sorochkin said at an Internet conference on Wednesday.
As for the crimes committed by generals, this year has posted a record high. "Whereas five criminal cases were opened against top officers /Generals and Admirals - eds Itar-Tass/, the number of cases has reached 11 this year. Five criminal cases have been sent to court. Four top officers have already been convicted," Sorochkin said.
At present, 12 criminal cases against Generals and Admirals are under investigation. "A majority are corruption cases, as before, the GVSU chief said.