Nikita Belykh is not going to be interrogated under Navalny’s case
Accusation refused to call former Governor of the region Nikita Belykh on court over the case of embezzlement in Kirovles.
The party of accusation did not include Nikita Belykh, accused of taking of a bribe, in the list interrogated in the case over Kirovles, defendants in which are oppositionist Alexey Navalny and entrepreneur Pyotr Ofitserov. This was reported to TASS by media service of administration of judicial department of the Kirov Region.
At the same time the interlocutor of the agency specified that Belykh can be theoretically interrogated in court if the corresponding petition is declared by the party of protection.
On Wednesday, January 25, during the meeting, interrogation of former general the director of Kirovles Vyacheslav Opalev, who is the last in the list of witnesses of state accusation took place.
To recall, on November 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation cancelled a conviction against Navalny and former head of Vyatka forest company Ofitserov. Case papers were sent for de novo review in the Kirov court.
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