St. Petersburg former Vice-Governor stayed in pre-trial detention center by decision of court

St. Petersburg former Vice-Governor stayed in pre-trial detention center by decision of court
Former vice-governor of St. Petersburg Marat Oganesyan

The term of arrest is prolonged for three months according to the petition of the investigation.

The Smolninsky District Court of St. Petersburg prolonged arrest term to former Deputy Head of St. Petersburg Marat Oganesyan for three months - till August 8, 2017, the press service of court reports. It is noted that the decision was made in connection with submission of the corresponding application the investigation.

To recall, former Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Marat Oganesyan is accused of large scale Swindling (part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). He was arrested on November 16 in Moscow, next day charges were brought to him. In January, the Smolninsky District Court prolonged a measure of restraint in the form of detention till May 9, 2017 to Oganesyan.

According to the investigators, ex-official supervising construction of Zenit Arena stadium from 2013 to 2015 illegally attracted TDM joint-stock company as subcontractor to performance of construction works, and then transferred him advance payment in the sum of more than 50 million rubles, which were subsequently stolen through fly-by-night firms. The fact of embezzlement was established by the staff of the Administration of the Federal Security Service Administration for Economic Security and Combatting Corruption.

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