Rosreestr's former employee Boris Avakyan will remain under house arrest for another two months
Boris Avakyan is accused of evading customs duties.
The St. Petersburg court extended the house arrest for two months to the former Deputy Head of the municipal Depatment of Rosreestr Boris Avakyan. The ex-official and a businessman is accused of evading customs duties (Art. 194 of the Criminal Code).
Avakyan was arrested in July during a meeting with the journalist and convoied to St. Petersburg, where he was charged. The former official Himself did not admit his guilt. The closed court hearing was held on August 25, but it became known that lawyers were asked to cancel the arrest and replace it with a bail of 5 million rubles, but the court has not accepted arguments of the defense.