Trial of accused in bribery Togliatti former Military Commissar postponed for a week

Trial of accused in bribery Togliatti former Military Commissar postponed for a week
Igor Popov

The Court of the Togliatti Avtozavodsky district resumed the judicial investigation in the criminal case against former Military Commissar of the city Igor Popov.

As Kommersant noted, on November 30 the hearing on the case, on which the alleged accomplice of the former Military Commissar and Deputy Nikolay Ksenafontov appeared, was appointed.

It is reported that the former Commissar will be defended by another lawyer, who filed a motion to adjourn the hearing for a week to study the case and agree his position with the defendant. The next meeting is scheduled for December, 7.

Note that the former Head of the Municipal Military Commissariat of the Samara region, Igor Popov, is charged under part 6 of Article 290 of the Criminal Code for Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale. Ksenafontov appears as a mediator in this case.

According to the investigation, Igor Popov, who has held the post of the Togliatti Military Commissioner since January 2015, demanded from his subordinate a bribe of 10 million rubles for the overall protection and connivance in the service threatening with dismissal. Nikolai Ksenafontov twice transferred the sum of 400 thousand rubles to the Military Commissioner in the summer of 2015.

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