Court returns case of St. Petersburg ‘Night Governor’ to Prosecutor General’s Office
The ‘Night Governor’ of St. Petersburg is accused of organization of a criminal community.
The Kuibyshev District Court of the St.Petersburg returned the case of criminal leader Vladimir Barsukov-Kumarin to the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation. Barsukov-Kumarin is known as the leader of Tambovskaya criminal group and also as the so-called ‘Night Governor’ of St. Petersburg.
“The place of commission of the especially serious crime, namely creation of a criminal community is not specified in the indictment”, the joint press service of courts of St. Petersburg reports.
To recall, besides Barsukov-Kumarin, nine people pass on the case. Members of the criminal community are accused of raider occupation of the real estate, belonging to Supermarket Pulkovsky LLC, Petersburg Oil Terminal JV CJSC, Confectionary Factory named after N.K. Krupskaya CJSC and other companies.
Defendants forged constituent documents and then registered through them shares in the authorized capital of societies on fictitious persons. Besides, the investigation established that the bandits illegally made the changes concerning founders and the CEOs to the Uniform State Register of Legal Entities electronic base.
The ‘Night Governor’ has already been judged for raiding, fraud and attempted murder earlier.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).