Court left FSO General Lopyrev in jail

Court left FSO General Lopyrev in jail
General of the Federal Security Guard Service (FSO) of Russia Gennady Lopyrev Photo: Life.ru

The military court extended the detention of General of the Federal Security Guard Service (FSO) Gennady Lopyrev until 23 April.

The military court granted the petition of the investigation and extended the arrest of General of the FSO Gennady Lopyrev until 23 April, TASS reports with reference to the Chairman of the meeting. It is noted that hearings are held in closed session, as a number of case materials are classified as secret.

Meanwhile, the Lopyrev's protection has already said, it will challenge the decision.

Recall that the General is charged with receiving two bribes of 6.2 million rubles during conclusion a state contract for repair of the FSO's objects in Sochi. During a search of his apartment in Sochi 1 billion rubles was seized. Lopyrev, who became the highest-ranking employees of the intelligence services under investigation, does not admit his guilt.

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