Head of Dagestan’s Derbentsky district accused of embezzlement on large scale 

Head of Dagestan’s Derbentsky district accused of embezzlement on large scale
Detention of Magomed Jelilov

The day before, Magomed Jelilov was summoned for interrogation.

The prosecution has accused head of Dagestan’s Derbentsky district Magomed Jelilov. The Investigative Committee of Russia believes the official had given 3 hectares of land to his relatives worth of 20 million rubles ($310 thousand).

“In 2015, Jelilov - using his official powers - transferred ownership of 3 land properties - with an area of 3 hectares located in Derbentsky district along the federal road Caucasus - to his relatives illegally and on a non-repayable basis,” the prosecution concluded.

The CrimeRussia had earlier reported searches had been carried out into the incident in Jelilov’s office and house. The official has been accused of embezzlement on a large scale with use of official power. The prosecution is seeking for the arrest of the accused.

The media reported about Jelilov’s detention on April 9. He was reported to have been convoyed to Moscow. A year ago, he was detained, too. However, as soon as the charges were dropped, he got back to his work in Derbentsky district.

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