Moscow City Court upheld prolonged detention of Nikandrov and Maksimenko
First Deputy Head of the Main Investigation Department of the ICR in Moscow Denis Nikandrov and BIA ICR Head Mikhail Maksimenko will remain in custody until 19th March.
The Moscow City Court upheld the decision of the Lefortovo court of the capital to extend the arrest of persons involved in case of corruption in the ICR - First Deputy Head of the Main Investigation Department of the ICR in Moscow Denis Nikandrov and BIA ICR Head Mikhail Maksimenko. The accused will remain in custody until 19th March. Until the same date extended the arrest of another defendants in the case - deputy of Maksimenko Alexander Lamonov.
Earlier it was reported that the prosecution asked the court to consider the case of Maksimenko behind closed doors, but the judge rejected the request.
Recall, Nikandrov and Maksimenko were arrested during a large-scale special operation of the FSB in July 2016. According to investigators, law enforcement officers received bribe of $ 1 million from kingpin Zakhar Kalashov (Shakro Molodoy) for mitigating the article charges of arrested after a shootout at Elements restaurant at Rochdelskaya in Moscow improvised of Shakro Molodoy Andrey Kochuykov nicknamed the Italian.
Despite the fact that 2 years have passed since the criminal disassembly that turned into a slaughterhouse, the exact picture of what happened at the Elements restaurant on December 14, 2015, is still uncertain. The investigation of criminal cases and a whole series of major detentions, which entailed events of that evening, continue to this day. None of those who were involved in extortion, shoot-out and the protection of criminals has not yet been convicted. The CrimeRussia reconstructs the chronicle of the events of that day on the information available in the public domain and video recordings from CCTV cameras.
In the request sent by the Dozhd TV channel, there were no documents confirming violations committed by deputy Alexey Yezubov, said Natalya Poklonskaya, the head of the State Duma's commission for the control of declarations.