St. Petersburg court left Lieutenant Colonel Timchenko in custody
On Wednesday, December 21, the St. Petersburg City Court rejected the appeal of Northwestern MIA BIA Head Yuri Timchenko's lawyers and left him in custody.
On Wednesday, December 21, the St. Petersburg City Court rejected the appeal of Northwestern MIA BIA Head Yuri Timchenko's lawyers and left him in custody, Fontanka.ru reported. Timchenko is charged with receiving a bribe of 100 million rubles.
“In our opinion, the investigation did not provide a sufficient amount of materials required for detention. In addition, the characteristic of the Lieutenant Colonel with 25 years of experience, who brought up son alone, prevents the arrest; the latter a few days before the arrest of his father was called up for military service," - said lawyer Vladimir Shukis.
On December, 8, FSB agents arrested MIA Colonel Yuri Timchenko, as well as businessmen Konstantin Marchenkov and Sergey Zinovenko in the parking of the Gallery trade center. According to investigators, Yuri Timchenko suggested the company Delovie Linii to assist in the case of taxes non-payment by 1 billion rubles in exchange for 100 million rubles.