Seventh person involved in Arashukovs’ case taken into custody
Executive director of Yessentukigorgaz JSC Alan Kyatov was sent to a pre-trial detention facility.
Moscow’s Basmanny District Court took the executive director of Yessentukigorgaz JSC, Alan Kyatov, who was accused of involvement in the theft of gas from Gazprom for 30 billion rubles ($ 458,4 million), into custody until March 31. The investigation has learned about Kyatov’s involvement in the Arashukovs’ criminal grouping from a witness, TASS reports.
Kyatov said that he came to the FSB in Karachay-Cherkessia himself to find out what they intend to accuse him of. The defendant pleaded innocent. The lawyer offered a bail of 1 million rubles ($ 15,000) or another pre-trial restriction measure that does not involve imprisonment. Considering that Kyatov may escape, the investigation requested for custody.
Earlier, other defendants in the criminal case, namely senator Rauf Arashukov, his father Raul and cousin Ruslan, heads of Gazprom departments in Stavropol and Mineralnye Vody Guzer Khashukaev, Nikolay Romanov, and Igor Travinov, were placed in custody until March 30.
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