Witnesses: Polonsky did not violate legislation in sale of apartments to investors
The first two witnesses, who spoke in the court over the case of swindling in the construction of Kutuzovskaya mile and Rublevskaya Riviera, in fact stood up for the main accused - businessman Sergey Polonsky.
The Presnensky court of Moscow on Monday, January, 16, started questioning witnesses in the case of swindling in the construction of two residential complexes, Kutuzovskaya mile and Rublevskaya Riviera, the main defendant of which is businessman Sergey Polonsky.
In the list of the Prosecutor's Office there are about 150 people, but today the court could hear only two and they are, in fact, testified in favor of the defendant, stating that he legally sold apartments in Kutuzovskaya mile.
BFM.ru clarifies, the first one was general director of Garant LLC Svetlana Esaulkova, the second - former head of the Mirax Group's legal department Sergey Kavchenkov. Both of them said that the preliminary purchase and sale contracts, signed by Sergey Polonsky's structures, were legitimate.
Earlier, during the hearing, Sergey Polonsky demanded to summon the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and his deputy Marat Khusnullin, who supervises urban policy issues. In addition, the businessman said that the court should summon former Mayor Yuri Luzhkov.
Recall that in May 2015 Sergey Polonsky was deported from Cambodia at the request of the Russian side. The businessman is placed in jail. He is accused of embezzling billions of rubles from holders of residential complex Kutuzovskaya Milya and Rublevskaya Riviera.
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