Underground casinos owners set up golden lavatory pans in their apartments
Six members of the group that arranged gambling in non-residential premises of Yakutsk were detained.
In Yakutia, the participants of the group that organized a network of underground casinos in the capital of the republic were detained, the ICR press service states. Casino owners built mansions with gilded furniture and piss-cans.
It is reported that the participants of the group withdrew hundreds of gaming machines and computers, hidden surveillance cameras and over half a million rubles in cash.
A criminal case has been initiated regarding the organization of the criminal community (part 1 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Five of his co-defendants are charged with the participation in the gang (part 2 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code). Three members of the criminal group were placed under arrest; three more were released on recognizance not to leave.
According to the investigation, the group operated since January 2016. Gambling was conducted in non-residential premises of Yakutsk on Lenina Avenue and Rydzinskogo, Kalvitsa, Oinunskogo and Poyarkova Street.
The detention is related to the investigation into the abduction and murder of Tatyana Sidorova, a deputy of the Ramenskoye District Legislature, and three members of her family, which occurred back in 2012.