The court will solve a question on prolongation of arrest of the former mayor of Vladivostok Pushkarev
MOSCOW, August 28 — RIA Novosti. The Moscow city court on Monday will consider the petition of a consequence about prolongation of term of arrest of ex-mayor of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev, accused of massive corruption schemes, told RIA Novosti press-service of the court.
“The court will consider the investigator’s petition to extend Pushkarev period of detention,” — said the press service.
The consequence accuses eks-the head of Vladivostok in the theft of 160 million rubles. 75 million rubles. According to investigators, in the period from 2009 to 2016 Pushkarev has ensured the purchase of building materials subordinated to the city administration MUPV “Roads of Vladivostok” in controlled by his close relatives of the firms included in the group of companies “Vostoktsement”.
Investigators believed, “Roads of Vladivostok” acquired the materials only from companies “Vostokcement” at the expense of money received from the administration of Vladivostok on municipal contracts. For that Pushkarev has received from the Director of “Vostokcement” bribes totaling more than 75 million rubles, according to investigators.
In addition, recently, the Investigative Committee has established the involvement Pushkareva to commit another crimes — receiving a bribe of 75 million rubles for the purchase of building materials for the city.
According to the mayor of Vladivostok, in 2016 Pushkarev reported income of 552 thousand rubles, and his wife earned more than 90 million rubles. For 2015 Pushkarev declared 1.16 million rubles, the income of his wife amounted to more than 25,1 million rubles.