Investigation requests court to extend arrest for Nikita Belykh
The investigation requests to extend the arrest of former Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh, accused of bribery, until March 24.
"The court will consider the investigation's request on December 21," the Press Secretary of the Basmanny Court of Moscow Yunona Tsareva told RIA Novosti.
There is a criminal investigation into bribe-taking in the amount of 400 thousand euro against Belykh. The former Governor was caught red-handed in a Moscow restaurant on June 23. Belykh could not explain how or why he was carrying bundles of money with him; although, he does not consider himself a bribe-taker and intends to prove his innocence in court.
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Moscow Vice Mayor Marat Khusnullin is one of the most powerful people in the Moscow City Hall. He controls the construction market and promotes business interests of his entourage. People say that the construction market is controlled by the so-called Tatar mafia. However, it is simply Khusnullin’s family.
A criminal case under part 3 of Art. 159 of the Russian Criminal Code has been initiated against two officers of the Dagestan MIA Criminal Investigation Department. It was previously reported about the detention of Head of the Dagestan MIA Criminal Investigation Department Organized Crime Investigation Division, Colonel Khaybula Ibnukhadzharov.