Billions in the case of Colonel Zakharchenko has ceased to be material evidence
TFR cancelled the decision on the recognition of 9 billion rubles, seized during a search in apartments of relatives of Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko, the evidence in the case of bribery. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the copy of the relevant resolution.
In addition to cash, the evidence ceased to be “ingot metal yellow with the imprint “Russia 500 g fine gold 999,9″”, the document says. The decree dated 1 September 2017.
The money thus remain under arrest in the investigation. According to the decree, during a search in the apartment of the parents of Colonel in Michurinsky Avenue found €600 thousand, $20 thousand and 19.5 million rubles.
The lawyer of Colonel Zakharchenko Alexander Gorbatenko Agency confirmed the authenticity of the decision. The defense has been able to see him when I got access to the materials of the case after preliminary investigation.
In the fall of 2016 Dmitry Zakharchenko was arrested on suspicion of bribery and abuse of office, after which the investigating authorities had conducted searches in his apartment and the apartments of his family, which was discovered 374 mln, $140 million and €2 million in cash and jewelry, a Rolex watch and gold ingot weighing 0.5 kg. Dmitry Zakharchenko said he did not know the origin of the money and practically does not communicate with relatives from whom they were discovered and confiscated.