Syktyvkar: former Chief of Komi Republic Head Affairs detained

Syktyvkar: former Chief of Komi Republic Head Affairs detained
Alexander Olshevsky Photo: Yuri Kabantsev / BNK

Earlier, the name of Alexander Olshevsky figured in a criminal case against ex-Mayor of the republican capital Ivan Pozdeev on abuse of official powers and embezzlement.⁠

In Syktyvkar, the law enforcers detained former Chief of Komi Republic Head and Administration Affairs, ex-general director of Business Alliance LLC Alexander Olshevsky. The Republic's Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed this information, but refused to disclose which article of the Criminal Code imputed to the former official.

According to the Komiinform agency, the measure of restraint to the ex-Chief of Republic Head Affairs will be elected tomorrow, April 5.

Recall, Alexander Olshevsky, who held a high post under Governor Vladimir Torlopov, figured in the criminal case of Syktyvkar ex-Mayor Ivan Pozdeev. In June 2016, the court found Pozdeev guilty of Abuse of Official Powers (part 1, Article 285 of the Criminal Code), Exceeding Official Powers (part 1, Article 286 of the Criminal Code) and Embezzlement (part 4, Article 160 of the Criminal Code). He was sentenced to a suspended sentence and a fine for fraud with the land. According to the materials of the case, the former Mayor unlawfully allocated a land plot in the center of Syktyvkar to Business Alliance LLC, which was co-owned by Alexander Olshevsky through the SVK firm.

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