The mayor of Pereslavl-Zalessky Denis Koshurnikov pleaded guilty


The ex-mayor of Pereslavl-Zalessky Denis Koshurnikov, accused of abuse of office in the case of embezzlement of funds of the company “RUSNANO”, pleaded guilty of the alleged crime and repented. TASS said his lawyer Alexander’in.

“My principal has pleaded guilty in full and repented of his actions,” said the defender, adding that Koshurnikov is no longer mayor. “The powers of the mayor he ran out on 9 July”, – he stressed.

Basmanny court of Moscow extended to Wednesday Koshurnikovo to 16 October, the period of detention. July 13, the court will consider the petition of the investigating authorities on the extension of a measure of restraint other two defendants in the criminal case – the founder of open company “NT-Pharma” Rustam Ataullakhanov and CEO of the company Eugene Sultanov.

Koshurnikov, Ataullakhanov and sultans was detained November 16, 2016. Blood coagulation is in custody, the sultans partially admitted his guilt and concluded a pretrial agreement with the investigation, it elected a measure of restraint in the form of house arrest. Company executives are accused of embezzlement, and Koshurnikov – in excess of powers of office with permission to build the plant on the protected area of the national Park “Plescheevo lake.”

Since 2010, JSC “RUSNANO” invested in OOO “NT-Pharma” more than 1 billion rubles for the construction of a pharmaceutical plant in the territory of Pereslavsky district of Yaroslavl oblast, which is scheduled to launch by September 2012. However, the management of the project company has repeatedly postponed the date object.

According to the UK, with the aim of creating visibility into the execution of the project Ataullakhanov and sultans in 2011 acquired from Koshurnikovo owned by OOO “Protekt” land. Koshurnikov at the time of the transaction was the head of the Pereslavl district. This site is located on the territory of national Park “lake Pleshcheevo”, in connection with the issuance of a building permit without written consent of the Ministry of Russia was not permitted, but such permission was issued Koshurnikova.