New evidences can put Vyacheslav Gaizer to jail
During the investigation of the Gaizer’s case former mayor of Syktyvkar confronted him. Ex-head of Komi denied his fault but the investigation knew that he was lying.
Former head of Komi Vyacheslav Gaizer, who is currently held in custody under accusation in organization of criminal grouping for the purpose of embezzlement of state property and budgetary funds, can be incriminated a new criminal case soon. As Kommersant announced the day before, ex-mayor of Syktyvkar Ivan Pozdeev, who was recently accused in abuse of land parcels, has given accusatory evidences on Gayzer. According to the newspaper, Pozdeev told the investigation that he had illegally allocated a land to the specified firm, according to direct instructions of Gayzer. It is worth mentioning that thanks to these evidences Pozdeev got off with a suspended sentence.
Ivan Pozdeev gave his testimonies to the investigators during the investigation of his own case over an illegal allocation of land parcel under house building by a firm affiliated to him. According to informed source in the investigation, two years ago Gaizer strongly requested Pozdeev to allocate a parcel in center of Syktyvkar to a construction company of Aleksander Olshevsky (former executive officer of administration of the head of Komi). Pozdeev mentioned that he had not had a choice – agree or reject. Thus he had to violate the law and allocated the land.
It is known that the parcel mentioned about is located on Pervomayaskaya Street near the Torzhok market, where real estate is especially expensive.
During the investigation of the Gaizer’s case former mayor of Syktyvkar confronted him. Ex-head of Komi denied his fault but the investigation knew that he was lying. The informed source said that soon Gaizer will be incriminated new accusation under art. 285 and 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (abuse of office).
Former member of the Federation Council believes that this once again points to numerous violations and falsification of evidence during the investigation of his criminal case on charges of bribe-taking in the amount of 27.5 million rubles ($457 thousand).