Initiation of proceedings against ICR General Nikandrov recognized legitimate
The complaint of the first Deputy Head of the MID ICR in Moscow Denis Nikandrov's lawyer was not satisfied.
Lefortovo court in Moscow upheld legitimate the decision to institute criminal proceedings against the detained ICR General Nikandrov.
As TASS noted, only the operative part of the judgment was read. The whole hearing was held behind closed doors.
Previously, criminal cases against arrested senior investigators were brought in person by the Head of the ICR Alexander Bastrykin.
According to the latest information, the defense of the General said that the court's decision on the legality of excitation of criminal case will be appealed.
The ICR has reported on solving the murder of Ilya Pichko, who had been due to testify in the high-profile case of smuggling at the hearing on December 18. The search for the head of Yugo-Vostochnaya Torgovaya Kompaniya began after he failed to appear at the hearing scheduled for December 11.