Charges brought against Pereslavl-Zalessky Mayor

Charges brought against Pereslavl-Zalessky Mayor

The Head of the City Administration exceeded official powers resulting in involvement in Rosnano one-billion-ruble embezzlement.

The ICR indicted Mayor of Pereslavl-Zalessky Denis Koshurnikov and founder and general director of LLC NT Pharma Rustam Ataullahanov and Evgeny Sultanov on charges of Rosnano funds embezzlement.

According to the official representative of the Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, the Mayor of Pereslav-Zalessky is accused of Exceeding Official Powers by the Head of the local authority with serious consequences (item (c), part 3 of Article 286 of the Criminal Code of Russia); entrepreneurs are accused of Embezzlement of entrusted them property on an especially large size (part 4, Art. 160 of the Criminal Code).

Note that on suspicion of committing the crime Koshurnikov, Sultanov and Ataullakhanov were detained on 16 November. It was elected a preventive measure in the form of detention to Ataullahanov and Koshurnikov, the court left Sultanov under house arrest.

Recall, the corporation Rosnano invested in the company NT Pharma more than one billion rubles in 2009. Money was allocated for the construction of the Yaroslavl Region pharmaceutical plant for the production of vaccines and biologics. According to the original plan, the plant had to start in 2012, but then began the postponement of the commissioning, after which Rosnano not seeing progress stopped funding.

During the inspection the ICR together with the MIA GUEBiPK found that allocated by Rosnano money has been wasted and the plant was never built.

The Investigative Committee advanced claims to Mr Koshurnikov in connection with the allocation of land for construction of a factory in a conservation area in the park Plescheevo Ozero without a Ministry of Natural Resources permit.

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