Odintsovo Deputy Head Vyacheslav Kudryavtsev detained for 8.25 million rubles bribe
According to sources, detentions of the official and businessman Mikhail Babel are linked.
Detained red-handed on the eve turned out to be Odintsovo Deputy Head of the Moscow Region Vyacheslav Kudryavtsev.
"Kudryavtsev was arrested last night and placed in the Odintsovo pre-trial detention center, yesterday we were not allowed to him, so, I do not know the details of the criminal case", - RIA Novosti quoted the official's lawyer Ignat Yavorsky.
According to the lawyer, the question on the measure of restraint to Kudryavtsev will be considered by the court today or on 30 November.
As previously the CrimeRussia reported, Kudryavtsev was caught red-handed while taking a bribe of 4.5 million rubles in the settlement Administration. In total, the official, who oversees the land and property relations, demanded 8.25 million rubles from the businessman. For this amount the detainee had to agree the transferal of a land plot and increasing of its area. According to some reports, the official should provide the service to the real estate development company NBM-Stroyservis. Its owner Mikhail Babel has also been arrested the day before on charges of double sale of apartments in the residential complex Terletskiy park. With regard to the entrepreneur a criminal case was opened under part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (Swindling on an especially large scale). According Moskomstroyinvest, in the residential complex Terletskiy Park on Novogireevskaya street there were signed 300 co-investment agreements and in the register of the damaged individuals there have been already included 72 people.
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