Mansion of arrested ex-Governor Khoroshavin's son to be confiscated
Real estate in the village of Uspenskoye is estimated at 100 million rubles.
The family of the detained on suspicion of corruption former Governor of Sakhalin Alexander Khoroshavin is notified about confiscation of a country cottage on the Rublevskoe highway. The house in area of 900 square meters will be transferred in profit of state by the decision of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk City Court, Life wrote.
The house is located in the exclusive village Uspenskoe, according to preliminary estimates, it costs 100 million rubles. Initially, the house was under arrest along with other property of the former Head of Sakhalin.
The situation was commented by the lawyer of the Governor Ivan Mironov. According to him, there has been a violation of the law, because the property seizure took place even before the decision in relation to his client has been made. The defender noted that confiscation is possible only in the case when the court will prove that the property has been bought at the expense of criminal. Mironov stressed the word "confiscation" in the court decision. According to him, in the criminal law a new precedent is actually created when the property of fallen into disgrace officials can be seized without a sentence.
According to the newspaper, the mansion seizure will occur in the near future.
It is a question of theft from the budget in 2012 in the amount of 22 million rubles ($365.770) in the framework of the state contract for the construction of water supply and sewage in Rostov Veliky.