Ayrapetyan's relatives disagree with posthumous diversion
Relatives of the businessman, who died in a colony intend to “play for keeps”.
Relatives of director of the Sobesednik publishing house Levon Ayrapetyan will not agree for the posthumous termination of the criminal case against the businessman on not rehabilitating bases. RIA Novosti reports about it with reference to lawyer David Hechan.
According to him, Ayrapetyan’s relatives intend to “go all the way”, and this means that the property of the businessman will remain under arrest so far. In particular, Ayrapetyan’s apartment on Prechistenka and $300-400 thousand on bank accounts.
To recall, in 2016 Ayrapetyan was sentenced to four years for embezzlement of $700 thousand from the mother of ex-Senator from Bashkiria Igor Izmestiev. Besides, the publisher appeared in the case of the assignment of stocks of the energy industry company of Bashkiria and legalization of means which the second defendant is the former head of Bashneft Ural Rakhimov. The investigation assessed damages in this case at 130 billion rubles ($2 billion).
Earlier it was reported that Ayrapetyan died in a colony in a consequence of an oncological disease. Besides, according to doctors, he had “heart troubles and hypertension.”
On September 21, kingpin Vladimir Vagin, aka Vagon, hanged himself. Two years earlier another thief in law Max Pioner also committed suicide. Vagon's lawyer does not believe in the version of suicide and intends to apply for a forensic medical examination.