Investigators raided the office of “RUSNANO” in Moscow and seized the documents under investigation in the management company “NT-Pharma” in the case of embezzlement of funds allocated for the construction of a pharmaceutical plant in the Yaroslavl region, reports TASS with reference to lawyer Alexander Asnisa that represents the interests of RUSNANO.
“The search goes on, seized a large package of documents relating to the joint project “Rosnano” and “NT-Pharma”. I note that the search is connected with the activities of the managers who were not and are not employees of “RUSNANO”, – said the lawyer, adding that the Corporation is interested in constructive cooperation with the investigation and provides all necessary information and documentation.
Earlier, on 16 November in the Yaroslavl region passed searches in offices of the administration of Pereslavl-Zalessky and in the house of mayor Dennis Koshurnikova in the case of waste-owned RUSNANO funds in the amount of more than 1 billion rubles in the construction of a pharmaceutical complex “NT-Pharma”.
– Chubais commented on the searches in “Rosnano” the metaphor about the stolen fur coat
A criminal case was initiated against the founder and General Director of OOO “NT-Pharma” Rustam Ataullakhanov and Jane Sultanova, as well as against Denis Koshurnikova.
Ataullakhanov and sultans are suspected of embezzlement of entrusted property in especially large size (part 4 of article 160 of the criminal code), Koshurnikov – in excess of powers of office the head of local government with causing of heavy consequences (the item “in” parts of 3 articles 286 of the criminal code).
As explained in SK, starting in 2010, “RUSNANO” invested in “NT-Pharma” more than a billion rubles for the construction on the territory of Pereslavsky district area pharmaceutical production of vaccines and therapeutic biologics. The plant managers of the project company have undertaken to build and launch by September 2012, however this deadline has been repeatedly postponed. The investigation found that the work was made, the money allocated to them was wasted and the plant is still not built.
“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. While Koshurnikov at the time of the transaction was the head of the Pereslavl district, – have informed in SK. – This plot is situated in the national Park “Plescheevo lake”, in connection with the issuance of a building permit without written consent of the Ministry of natural resources was invalid. However, such permission was issued Koshurnikova”.