One of figurants of loud criminal case about receiving a bribe by the investigators of the main investigation Department (GSU) GU MVD in Moscow – former senior investigator for particularly important cases of GSU Viktor Rubashkin admitted his guilt, concluded with the Prosecutor pre-trial cooperation agreement and testified against other defendants. About this newspaper “Kommersant”.

According to the newspaper, Rubashkin, a few months did not recognize
guilty in the case about the bribe, and at first even refused to give
testimony suddenly changed its position. In GSU SK, which is leading the investigation, this fact “Kommersant” confirmed.

In turn, the lawyer Alexander Pakhtusov, representing Rubashkin, explained to the newspaper that his client, “thinking he made this choice and then, in the framework of the agreement gave evidence”. About the content of the testimony the lawyer did not speak, but noted that after the conclusion of the agreement his client had been brought under goszaschitu.

Meanwhile, the court on the petition of the investigation changed former investigator
and the measure of restraint from detention to house arrest.

Two more accused – the alleged mediator, co-owner of several large shopping centres Gennady Manashirov and the investigator for particularly important cases of GSU Vladimir Andrievsky – continue to insist on his innocence, the article says.

Viktor Rubashkin and Vladimir Andrievsky suspected of committing crimes under part 6 St. 290 criminal code (bribery) and part 4, 5 of article 291.1 of the RF criminal code (mediation in bribery).

According to investigators, in October-November 2015 Rubashkin and Andrievsky, acting through an intermediary, forced a suspect of involvement in the criminal community to give them a bribe of 2 million rubles. For this amount the police the suspect promised to stop concerning it criminal prosecution. According to media reports, the case was filed against 55-year-old businessman Jean Rafailova under article “Organization of criminal community”.



Kommersant: involved in high-profile cases of corruption GU MVD in Moscow gave evidence on other suspects 18.10.2016

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