$16 million of colonel Zakharchenko’s relative will remain under arrest till December
The investigation believes that the money is a part of one of the bribes got by the former law enforcement authority.
Basmanny Court of Moscow prolonged arrest of $16 million withdrawn within the legal investigation of colonel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Dmitry Zakharchenko who is accused of bribe taking on an especially large scale, Interfax with reference to the press service of court reports.
“Upon the petition of the investigator the term of arrest is prolonged till December 8”, the interlocutor of the agency, told.
According to the investigators, the arrested millions belong to colonel Zakharchenko’s relative Lilia Gorshkova. Law enforcement authorities have not defined the source of the arrested money yet but is established that “the total revenues of interested persons can not afford this money” therefore this sum is considered a part of the bribe got by Zakharchenko in 2015.
To recall, former Officer-in-Charge of Administration T of the anti-corruption central board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Dmitry Zakharchenko is accused of receiving 7 million rubles ($122 thousand) from former head and co-owner of Rusinzhiniring company Anatoly Pshegornitsky, $800 thousand from restaurateur Medi Duss and 3,5 million rubles ($61,2 thousand) in the form of a discount card of the La Mara restaurant.
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