The court extended the arrest of Colonel Zakharchenko until 8 September

The court extended the arrest of Colonel Zakharchenko until 8 September

Moscow. June 1. INTERFAX.RU — Basmanny court of Moscow until September has left under arrest of the Colonel of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Dmitry Zakharchenko, accused of corruption.

“The court held: the petition of the investigation to satisfy, to extend the period of detention Zakharchenko Dmitry Viktorovich to 8 September 2017,” announced on Thursday the decision of judge Elena Lenskaya.

A consequence the petition for prolongation of arrest of Zakharchenko indicated that to date, in the case of a big volume of investigatory and procedural actions: conducted over 40 interviews, more than 30 searches and seizures, and so on. “Meanwhile, it is necessary to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the evidence collected for excitation of new criminal cases, or complementing existing new episodes,” — said in court the investigator Sergey Chernyshov.

According to him, the consequence considers that Zakharchenko may abscond from the bodies of preliminary investigation, “He long time worked in senior positions in the interior Ministry and knows the methods and tactics of investigation, has extensive contacts in state authorities and could influence the investigation”.

The former acting head of the “T” anti-corruption Central Directorate of interior Ministry Dmitry Zakharchenko charged with three episodes of receiving a bribe in especially large size — in particular, 7 million rubles from the former head and co-owner of the company “Rusinzhiniring” Anatoly Prigornitskaya, 800 thousand dollars from restaurateur Copper Dossa and from him 3.5 million rubles in the form of a discount card of the restaurant “La Mare”.

Zakharchenko also accused of abuse of office and obstruction of justice because he allegedly warned Larissa Marchukova, sister, financial Director of “Nota-Bank” Galina Marchukova on upcoming searches.

In the framework of the criminal in the homes and workplaces were searched, in the result of seized cash, including in foreign currency for a total amount of 9 billion rubles, the origin of these funds, the investigation finds out.