Court left FSO General Lopyrev in jail
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.
Corruption is overwhelming in the Republic of Bashkortostan. It infiltrates all branches of power. The recent arrests in the Bashkir Prosecutor’s Office clearly show that justice can be bought and sold there, while the verdict of Themis depends only on the purse size. All powerful officials and businessmen in the republic know how much it costs to institute or dismiss a case. After the replacement of the regional head, the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation has found out that not only the supreme authorities of the Republican Prosecutor’s Office are involved in the corruption scheme – but judges and high-ranked police commanders as well. What officials have sullied their reputation with bribe-taking and are going to fall victims to yet another sweeping purge? What are millions of rubles paid for? What is the true scale of corruption in the region – champion among national republics by that parameter?