Case against Voronenkov not closed due to disagreements in his family
Voronenkov’s children insisted on the politician’s full rehabilitation, whereas his wife, Maria Maksakova, agreed to the termination in whatever form.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation was unable to stop the investigation of the fraud case against former State Duma deputy Denis Voronenkov because of disagreements in the politician’s family, writes Kommersant citing its source.
In particular, according to the interlocutor of the publication, Voronenkov's children – Nikolay and Yekaterina – insisted on closing the case and full rehabilitation of his father. The widow of the murdered ex-deputy, Maria Maksakova, in turn, agreed to have the investigation stopped under "any wording," the newspaper said.
As a result, the Investigative Committee had to extend the investigation until October 24. According to the publication, a month later, Voronenkov can be indicted in absentia in the final version posthumously. The case materials will be sent to the victim of the raider seizure and its defense for familiarization. In case the court establishes Voronenkov's guilt, his case will be terminated on non-rehabilitative grounds.
It is to be recalled that the ex-parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov, who fled to Ukraine, was killed in the center of Kiev at the end of March. The contract killers were detained, the customer, according to the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine, is in Russia and has connections in the criminal environment.