Primorye Gosavtodornadzor Head accused of bribe-taking on a large scale
Yuri Gubarev is detained, the investigation seeks the arrest.
Security forces detained Head of the State Road Supervision Department (Gosavtodornadzor) in the Primorsky Territory Yuri Gubarev. The official is charged with Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale (part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code).
Official's lawyer Sergey Vertelov told Interfax on initiation a criminal case. However, the defender did not disclose details of the case. The Investigative Committee does not give any information about the criminal case against the Head of the Primorye Gosavtodornadzor.
It is known that his office and apartment were searched. According to regional media, the director of bus company surrendered Gubarev. He said that gave the Head of the Gosavtodornadzor a bribe through two inspectors. Gubarev agreed not to apply to penalties to the businessman for the bribe.
The Gubarev's lawyer said the issue of preventive measure will be resolved. Sergey Vertelov noted that the investigation wanted to place the official into custody, adding that the defense would insist on house arrest or release on bail.
Larisa Markus, ex-President of failed Foreign Economic Industrial Bank (Vneshprombank) made a deal with the investigation and named her brother Georgy Bedzhamov the mastermind behind the embezzlements and siphoning off funds from the bank. Was there an arrangement between the relatives–bankers on who shall demonstratively go to jail and who shall take the blame for all the crimes and abscond abroad with stolen billions of rubles? Vneshprombank co-owner Georgy Bedzhamov is currently beyond the reach of law enforcement structures and creditors. Perhaps, it is now time for everybody to forget about the fugitive banker? Especially taking that, according to The CrimeRussia sources, some persons are interested in ruining the case against Bedzhamov.