Sun refused the Prosecutor's office of cassation in the case of ex-Colonel Zakharchenko

the Supreme court (SC) of Russia refused to consider the cassation of the Prosecutor General in the case of a former employee of the anti-corruption Central Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia (Guebipk) of Dmitry Zakharchenko, who was sentenced to 12.5 years in prison for bribery and obstruction of justice.

As reported “Interfax”, the armed forces announced that the Prosecutor General’s office refused to transfer the case for consideration in court session of court of cassation instance. An appeal filed in BC, Deputy Prosecutor General Viktor grin.

Recall, the Presnensky court of Moscow on 10 June 2019 Zakharchenko was sentenced to 13 years in strict regime colony for receiving especially large bribes and obstruction of justice (part 6 of article 290 of the criminal code, part 3 of article 294 of the criminal code) with a fine of 117 million 990 thousand roubles, deprivation of the special rank of Colonel, and awards.

the court of first instance acquitted Zakharchenko, one of the two episodes imputed to him of bribery — the receipt of $800 thousand for non-participation in the crime, for it recognized the right to rehabilitation.

the Moscow city court on 17 October last year after considering the submission of the prosecution and complaints protection Zakharchenko has reduced the term of imprisonment to 12 years 6 months, leaving unchanged the additional penalties, including a penalty.

Second, the cassation court of General jurisdiction 18 Feb 2020 upheld the court decision in the case of Zakharchenko. Cassation refused by the public Prosecutor to submit the episode in which he is acquitted on the retrial in the first instance, and the defence, insisting the complaints on a full acquittal of former officer.

According to the plot of the criminal case, Zakharchenko received from businessman Mehdi Dussa a 50% discount card fish restaurant La Maree, which saved the schools network about 3 million rubles.

in addition, the consequence and court it is established that in 2016 the Colonel warned the financial Director of “Nota-Bank” Galina Marchukova about upcoming searches.

the Episode, catOromo Zakharchenko justified, concerned allegedly received from Dossa together with the former employee of FSB Dmitry Senin bribe of $800 thousand.

In 2020 Zakharchenko was charged with receiving bribes in the amount of 1.5 billion rubles, after which he was transferred from the Mordovian colony in Moscow to familiarize with the new business.

Zakharchenko rose to prominence after his sister was discovered cash in various currencies totaling about 8 billion rubles.

a Former Colonel, who was arrested on 10 September 2016, called fake excited against him a criminal case.

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