Russian crime lord #1 Shakro Molodoy to have the last say on November 28
It is expected that the Moscow City Court will decide on the appeals of the thief in law and 11 other defendants on the same day.
On November 28, the Moscow City Court will face the last say of Zakhary Kalashov, aka Shakro Molodoy, who was sentenced to nine years and ten months in prison for extortion.
According to the Business FM correspondent, Andrey Kochuykov, nicknamed Italyanets, and Batyr Bekmuradov will also have the last words on November 28. After that, the Appeals Board for Criminal Cases will decide on the appeals of the defense.
In the court of the second instance, the lawyers of Kalashov and 11 of his alleged accomplices asked to cancel the sentence of the Nikulinskiy court of the capital and to acquit their clients. Prosecutors asked to remain it in force, considering it legal.
Consideration of appeals lasts from September 26 and has already taken five trials. On November 21, the defense finished debates; two state prosecutors delivered the speech. After the remarks, the judges heard the last word of nine convicts.
On March 29, the Nikulinsky Court of Moscow sentenced Zakhary Kalashov to nine years and ten months for extortion and another 11 defendants - from seven years and four months to nine years and four months in prison. The right hand of Shakro Molodoy, Andrey Kochuykov got eight years and ten months in jail.
14 people appeared before the court. They were charged with two episodes of Extortion (part 3 of Article 163 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) in 2015–2016: 8 million rubles from Elements restaurant owner Zhanna Kim and 10 million rubles from businessman Lev Garamov.
The main episode concerns the conflict between Zhanna Kim and representatives of thief in law, who represented the interests of designer Fatima Misikova. She believed that Kim underpaid her for repairing the restaurant. The conversation turned into a firefight at the institution. Two people died, several were injured.
Two defendants were judged posthumously. The case of Philip Domaskin, who was killed in a shootout, was returned to the prosecutor to clarify his role in the events near the Elements restaurant. The case against second murdered guard Alexey Kitaev was terminated due to his death.
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