In the state Duma suggested to put in prison for 5 years, the organizers of “carousel”

In the state Duma suggested to put in prison for 5 years, the organizers of “carousel”

Deputies in the Duma introduced amendments to the criminal code that allow to bring to justice the organizers of the election fraud. Under the bill, the most severe punishment is imprisonment for 5 years.

In the state Duma introduced a bill providing for up to five years in prison for organizing the “carousel” in the election. The corresponding document was published in electronic database of draft laws of the Parliament.

As follows from the document, this penalty can be imposed for illegal delivery and receipt of ballot papers for other voters or multiple voting.

“Shall be punishable by a fine from one hundred thousand to three hundred thousand rubles or the salary or other income of the convicted person for a period up to two years, or hard labor for a term not exceeding four years, or imprisonment for the same term”, — stated in the text of the bill.

The authors of the bill against the so-called “roundabouts” on elections made by the heads of profile committees of state Duma and Council of Federation Pavel Krasheninnikov, and Andrei Klishas. In may, they sent the bill to the government and the Supreme court of Russia to receive the official feedback.

Prior to that, head of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Krasheninnikov said that the Supreme court and the government supported the bill. It can be adopted by the state Duma in all the readings until the end of July, said Krasheninnikov.