Court arrested Odintsovo Deputy Head on charges of bribery
Deputy Head of the Odintsovo Administration Vyacheslav Kudryavtsev, suspected of bribe-taking in the amount of 8.5 million rubles, is arrested by the court.
According to RIA Novosti, the measure of restraint was chosen by the Moscow Babushkinskiy Court thus satisfying the request of the investigation.
Official’s lawyer Ignat Yavorsky says that his client is not charged, he is in the status of a suspect.
Recall that Kudryavtsev was caught red-handed while taking a bribe of 4.5 million rubles at his workplace in the Administration building. This amount is a part of 8.25 million rubles bribe, which the official demanded from the local entrepreneur.
Earlier it was reported that for this amount the detainee had to agree the transferal of a land plot and increasing of its area. According to some reports, the official should provide the service to the real estate development company NBM-Stroyservis. Its owner Mikhail Babel has also been arrested on charges of double sale of apartments in the residential complex Terletskiy park.
The Kremlin was told that they use Telegram for internal communications. However, if it is blocked, the staff of the Presidential Administration is ready to switch to another messenger, said Dmitry Peskov.
Deputy of Izhevsk Zakhar Milostivenko was detained the day before on suspicion of "restricting competition". Sources clarify that the case of the parliamentarian is connected with the criminal case of Alexander Soloviev, accused of multimillion bribes.