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.
The special services believe that Russian Interior Ministry officials could have cooperated with the press to sell passport applications and border-crossing data of the two men suspected of poisoning the Skripals in Salisbury.