Well-known businessman, his wife and driver killed near Orenburg
This is about the Director of a Gazpromtrans branch office, Andrey Bakharev.
Orenburg investigators opened a criminal case on the murder of local businessman Andrey Bakharev, his wife and driver, the press service of the regional Investigative Committee reports.
According to the department, the bodies were found on the morning of May 20 in a private house in the village of Rostoshi. According to preliminary data, the murder was committed last night. The workers that were at the neighboring plot at the time of the crime were taken to the police station. Local media also write that the alleged killer got caught on surveillance cameras. Other details are being established, the case was initiated under item (a), part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Murder of two or more persons).
Apart from commercial activity, Andrey Bakharev was engaged in the public one. He was a member of the regional Public Chamber.
“A very nice guy, very smiling. He is the Deputy Chairman of the Public Chamber's Commission on Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Business, Housing and Utility Services,” said Chamber Chairperson Alexandra Ivanova.
General’s son Mikhail Sal’nikov, Professor of the Department of Theory of Government and Law at the St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Russian Federation, has been detained for real estate fraud. Amid other corruption crimes hitting the headlines, this offense does not seem a high-profile one. But the point is that this is not the first criminal case instituted against professor Sal’nikov, and he is not the only relative of MIA general Viktor Sal’nikov having problems with the law.