CEO of Rosneft subsidiary arrested for commercial bribery
Andrey Bardin does not admit his guilt.
The Tagansky Court of the capital satisfied the petition of the investigation and placed CEO of LLC RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz Andrey Bardin in the pre-trial detention center. He is accused of commercial bribery in the amount of 1 million rubles ($17.4 thousand).
“Satisfy the petition of the investigator, choose a measure of restraint concerning accused Bardin in the form of detention till November 9,” RIA Novosti quotes judge Natalya Larina.
It is remarkable that the top manager did not admit his guilt, saying that he did not extort money and or any other illegal acts.
Earlier it was reported that the Main Investigation Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia in Moscow initiated a criminal case against Bardin. According to the investigators, the director received money from businessmen, promising them in exchange free participation in the tender of the company. Bardin was detained on Sunday, September 10, in Moscow.
The founder and president of the Izhevsk football club Gazovik-Gazprom, known today as Zenit-Izhevsk, and the oldest professional football player in Russia has been detained for 48 hours, until the lawyers provide documents confirming that the accused cannot be kept in a pre-trial detention center on medical grounds.