Basmanny court of Moscow has asked the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation additional proofs of the guilt of the co-owner of group of companies “Renova” Yevhen Olkhovyk and CEO of “T Plus”, part of the Renova, Boris wainzinher, reports RIA “Novosti”.
In connection with today’s decision of the court another hearing in the case of top managers were arrested on charges of bribery in the amount of 88 million rubles, transferred to 2 Nov. In the decision the court States that the court cannot yet make a decision about prolongation of term of arrest wainzinher and Olkhovyk.
In September, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the “Renova” Victor Vekselberg, who took 7th place in the list of the richest businessmen of Russia under version Forbes, has promisedthat the company will provide full support to their top managers, were arrested in the case of a large bribe to the leadership of the Komi Republic. At the same time, Reuters reported that Vekselberg has held talks with the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev on the situation in which “Renova”, and these talks are no reports the press service of the government was not.
Searches in the case of “Renova” in the office of the group in the center of Moscow took place on September 5. On the same day the media reported the arrest of the managing Director and co-owner of group of companies “Renova” Yevhen Olkhovyk and Director of the company “T Plus” Boris wainzinher.
A court in Syktyvkar on 7 September sent the Olkhovyk and wainzinher under arrest. The day before, both top managers filed the charges in part 5 of article 291 of the criminal code “bribery in especially large size”, which to them threatens till 15 years of imprisonment.
Top managers are suspected of giving more than 800 million rubles in bribes to the former leadership of the Komi Republic. According to investigators, during the years 2007-2014 the defendants, acting in the interests of ZAO “KES” (reorganized into PJSC “T Plus”) and affiliated organizations, passed on to senior officials in Komi bribes for the maintenance in the Republic of high tariffs for electricity and heat. In this earlier investigation directly linked top managers with the case of the arrested former head of Komi Vyacheslav Gaizer, who has headed the Republic since 2010.