Case of St. Petersburg former Deputy Notyag to go court in February
The Kirov Regional Court of St. Petersburg prolonged the house arrest to former Deputy of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Vyacheslav Notyag, detained over bribe-taking, for 3 months.
The Deputy’s lawyer noted that prolongation of the house arrest till March 21 is, most likely, the last prolongation of a measure of restraint. In February case of the Deputy should be brought to trial, he noted.
To recall, the Deputy is accused under the article bribe-taking on especially large scale from the representative of Voin-V real estate development company for non-interference to building of the area Ulyanka.
Vyacheslav Notyag was detained in the middle of May by the Federal Security Service officers, while receiving 600 thousand rubles from CEO of Voin-V Oleg Glushchenko. The investigation has information telling that Notyag had earlier received at least 900 thousand rubles from Glushchenko. However, Notyag does not admit his guilt.
Recently, on the free ads website Avito.ru quite an unusual offer appeared among the proposals to buy used things, cars, etc. – about the sale of Tushinsky Mashinostroitelny Zavod (TMZ), OJSC (Tushinsky Machine Building Plant), the assets of which were estimated by the sellers at 10.35 billion rubles ($163 million). The cadastral valuation date of the plant is January-June 2018. But, according to experts, even in cadastral value, it should be estimated at no less than 18.7 billion rubles ($294 million). However, this ad is already missing at the mentioned link in the section “Ready-made business. Production.”
According to the court, an entrepreneur Sergey Gafurov, who became the head of Zakonovskie OCG in 2016, was behind the attack on lawyer Tamazi Kerimov, who represented the gang leader's opponent in court. The court's decision on the case will be made on July 23.