Former Vice-Governor of Penza region became suspect in criminal case
Valery Savin was suspected of a fraud with a summer residence.
Ex-Vice-Governor of the Penza region Valery Savin, who left his post in November, became a figurant in the criminal case of fraud. This is reported by the press service of the ICR.
As specified in the department, the former official is charged under part 3 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code (Swindling committed by a person using his official position, on a large scale).
According to investigators, Savin committed a fraud and received a property in one of the horticultural cooperative of Penza for almost half a million rubles ($8500). Now the ex-official faces up to six years in prison.
The General Director of Research and Production Complex (NPK) Dedal was detained when transferring the first part of the bribe in the amount of 2.5 million rubles ($37.9 thousand) in one of Simferopol restaurants.
The sons of the former head of the village of Balakhani, Untsukulsky district of Dagestan, Magomedrasul Yakubov, had troubles with the law. They were suspected of illegal arms trafficking and ties with militants.
The main suspect is Hand-To-Hand Fighting World Champion Shakhban Machiev wounded by the return fire of a National Guard officer, is in hospital; two others, the brothers Magomed and Khaskil Yakubov, are currently wanted by the police.
The document prepared on the instructions of Head of Government, Dmitry Medvedev, does not hide the intention of the Russian authorities to support Oleg Deripaska’s structures that fell under US sanctions.