Nikita Belykh has brain disorder
Lawyer of the Kirov Region former Governor told about his new diagnosis.
Defense of the former Head of the Kirov Region declared that Nikita Belykh has an encephalopathy of second stage (the disorder is a general name for noninflammatory diseases of a brain - an editor's note) against the background of diabetes, the constant use of drugs and in general, unsatisfactory conditions of keeping in the pre-trial detention center.
On the basis of the new diagnosis, Belykh’s lawyer Andrey Grokhotov asked the court of appeal to repeal the resolution on extension of arrest of his client and to release the former official under house arrest where it will be possible to provide him treatment and maintenance of his health.
As the CrimeRussia wrote earlier, the Basmanny Court of Moscow on March 22 prolonged arrest of the former Head of the region for three months, and all about one year, that is till June 24, according to the petition of the investigation. At the end of March the Investigative Committee of Russia reported about completion of investigation concerning Belykh and brining a charge of two episodes of a bribe on especially large scale.
Property of the ex-Head was seized within the criminal case. Those are two apartments in Perm, the Nissan car of 2011, and also bank accounts with the remains of money in an amount of 400 thousand rubles ($7000).
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