The Prosecutor General’s office approved the indictment in the case of Nikita Belykh
MOSCOW, Aug 3 — RIA Novosti. The General Prosecutor’s office approved the indictment in the criminal case against the former Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh, who is accused of receiving a large bribe, the case was submitted to the court, said the official representative of Department Alexander Kurennoy.
“The General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation approved the indictment on criminal case concerning the former Governor of the Kirov region. He is accused of committing two crimes under part 6 of article 290 of the RF criminal code (receiving a bribe in especially large size),” said Kurennoy.
He added that criminal case is directed to Presnensky district court of Moscow.
According to investigators, in 2012-2016 Nikita Belykh personally and through intermediaries received a bribe in especially large size for a total amount of 600 thousand euros. Upon application of the RF IC, White caught in the act 24 June 2016 in one of the Moscow restaurants.
Shortly thereafter, the White President of Russia Vladimir Putin removed him from his post of the Governor in connection with loss of trust.