Court of Nizhniy Novgorod region has pronounced a sentence already to the former judge, who was found guilty of fraud and extortion of bribes from a convicted person. The judge was accused of receiving 150 thousand rubles for alleged services in mitigation of punishment.

According to the verdict, former judge of the Sormovo district court of Nizhny Novgorod Valery Zhukov, will spend behind bars for four years. To serve a sentence the lawyer will be in a correctional colony of General regime. “The defendant taken into custody in the courtroom. Verdict in force has not entered”, – informs the official website of the regional Department of the RF IC.

It is established that in may and June 2012, judge Valery Zhukov and his friend “repeatedly demanded from the citizen of money transfer in the amount of 150 thousand rubles”. The attackers “had entered the victim astray.”

In March 2013, the Balakhna city court sentenced the citizen to a suspended term of imprisonment on five occasions, qualified under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (“Fraud”). “The judge and his accomplice repeatedly introduced a citizen into error, telling that the judge had influenced the verdict, not connected with isolation from society”, – stressed in the Department of the RF IC.

According to Zhukov, he met with the judges of appeal will also help to keep a lenient sentence without change.

Fearing the abolition of the sentence, a convicted fraudster decided to pay a bribe. In June 2013, the man handed the judge and his accomplice 30 thousand rubles. On 5 July of the same year the judge and his friend were arrested while handing them another 120 thousand rubles. Illegal actions of the intruders was foiled by investigators of SK and operational staff of UFSB and the regional Moi.

Powers of Federal judges Zhukov was discontinued in July 2013 in connection with his written statement of resignation “at own will”. It was also revealed that earlier beetles were excluded from the personnel reserve of judges of the regional court for the overly lenient sentence in a criminal case against the accused of paedophilia, the newspaper “Nizhniy Novgorod news”.

The staff of the second Department for investigation of especially important issues of regional management SK the Russian Federation incriminated ex-judge of part 3 of article 30 part 3 of article 159 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Attempted fraud committed by a group of people causing significant damage to the citizen, with use of official position”). Him during the preliminary investigation chose a measure of restraint-recognizance not to leave. Ex-judge threatened an eight-year term of imprisonment, discussed in the report “NETWORKS NN”.

Zhukov himself guilt guilt is not recognized. Moreover, in 2014, Valery Zhukov has addressed with the claim in the Nizhny Novgorod district court on protection of honor and dignity.The defendants in this case were three online agencies, two Newspapers and a press-service GU MVD of Russia Nizhny Novgorod region, which, in the opinion of the plaintiff, issued in respect of the information not corresponding to reality.

Approval Zhukova, because of the widespread slander, he was forced to leave his beloved work, he turned away from colleagues, and the family lost their source of livelihood, wrote “the Criminal chronicle”. As compensation for moral damage Zhukov demanded of each of the respondents of 1 million rubles.

We will add that the criminal case against accomplice Zhukov, was discontinued in March 2015 in connection with the resolution of the State Duma of the Russian Federation dated 18.12.2013 year N 3503-6ГД “On declaring Amnesty in connection with the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of the Russian Federation”.



In the Nizhny Novgorod region, the judge who receives from a convict 150 thousand rubles, sentenced to four years in prison 21.11.2016

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