Court seizes $62m property of ex-head of Klin district

Court seizes $62m property of ex-head of Klin district
Aleksander Postrigan

The Prosecutor-General's Office asked to turn Aleksander Postrigan’s property into government revenues.

Court arrested property of an ex-head of Moscow region’s Klin district Aleksander Postrigan. The property is worth of 4 billion rubles, reports TASS with reference to the media service of the Prosecutor-General's Office.

Klin city court is reported to have accepted a lawsuit of the Prosecutor-General's Office related to turning of Postrigan’s property into government revenues. Meanwhile, lawsuit related to arrest as a preventive measure was filed. Court granted this petition.

Official representative of the Prosecutor-General's Office Aleksander Kurennoy earlier reported about their intent to seize Postrigan’s property that had been purchased through illegal sources. Kurennoy says it is about 407 real property items (apartments, summerhouses, a recreational compound and others), 4 foreign cars and money equivalent of property worth of 3 billion rubles ($46.2 million) that had already been seized.

Aleksander Postrigan was detained in June, 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official authority while commissioning of a residential house. The investigation theory is that he signed a certificate of operational acceptance and violated city-planning legislation by doing so. Later, defects that could cause the building’s destruction were found in the building.

Postrigan was a head of Moscow region’s Klin district from 1996 till 2014.

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