Mayor of Gorno-Altaysk studies 27 volumes of his criminal case
According to the investigators, Oblogin stole Toyota Land Cruiser off-road vehicle from the city administration, worth 1,5 million rubles ($26 097) and caused city damage to the city in the amount of 107 million ($1.8mn).
Investigation of criminal case against mayor of Gorno-Altaysk Victor Oblogin is completed. According to Kommersant, the city's mayor was notified about it by the Investigation Directorate of the Russian Investigative Committee in the Republic of Altai.
Head of Gorno-Altaysk Victor Oblogin is accused of swindle (Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and official power abuse (Art. 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
According to the official representative of regional government of the ICR Tatyana Yudakova, Oblogin and his lawyer began study the case papers. The criminal case against the dismissed mayor, who was holding this position for more than 25 years, contains 27 volumes, notes the newspaper.
According to the investigators, Oblogin stole Toyota Land Cruiser off-road vehicle which cost exceeds 1,5 million rubles from the city administration. Besides, it caused to the city budget damage in the amount of 107 million rubles, organizing unlawful taking of 17 million rubles from the federal and regional budget through provision of LLC UK Tsentralnaya of municipal guarantees.
At the moment, the official is under house arrest. He does not admit the guilt, considering accusations groundless.
After scaring Dagestan with inspections, arrests, and searches, the interdepartmental commission of the Prosecutor General’s Office and ICR has identified key priorities for the regional watchdog authority. After the crackdown on the old clan-based system, the management reforms became more constructive – however, another wave of criminal cases, terminations, and arrests is expected in the republic. The CrimeRussia was figuring out what other Dagestani officials are currently at risk.