Defense of Bashneft ex-head petitions about partial termination of the case
Lawyers insist that prescriptive limits on case are expired.
Defense of the former head of Bashneft, son of the first President of Bashkiria Ural Rakhimov submitted petition for the partial termination of criminal case because of lapse of time.
“The episode concerns embezzlement of shares of Bashneft, prescriptive limit expired in December, 2016”, RIA Novosti quotes lawyer Sergey Makarenko.
He added that his client does not admit his guilt, but agrees with diversion on not rehabilitating circumstance. Earlier the period of investigation on case against the former head of Bashneft was prolonged from January 28 to April 28.
To recall, Ural Rakhimov is incriminated waste and laundering of budgetary funds. It is supposed that he, using provisions of his father, former head of Bashkiria Murtaza Rakhimov, organized embezzlement of controlling stocks of a number of the companies, which were united later in Bashneft.
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