Basmanny court of Moscow placed under house arrest until November 6 Director General of the Special flight detachment “Russia” serving the first persons of the state. TASS has informed on Tuesday a press-the court Secretary Juno Tsarev. Send Yaroslav Odintseva under house arrest requested by investigators. The corresponding decision was made at the hearing on 7 September, said Tsarev. Odintsev is charged under article 286 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Excess of powers of office”).
In turn, the press Secretary of the administrative Department of the President of the Russian Federation Elena Krylova told TASS that the Office is not familiar with the case against Odintseva. For this reason, she refused to comment on the situation.
About criminal case upon fraud in the procurement of equipment for aircraft reporting to the Manager of the President of a special squad “Russia” it became known in April. Then the court arrested three suspects – the head of the procurement service Igor Kovalenko, member of the competition Committee, a special squad of Dmitry Pozdnyakov and one of the leaders of JSC “Pribor-service” Alexey Menitsky.
As reported by the media, the damage from fraudulent activities in the execution of the contract for the supply and maintenance of air conditioning systems for aircraft amounted to 48 million rubles. According to investigators, employees of the riot inflated prices and lobbied interests of one of the suppliers of the equipment – “Pribor-service”.
The press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Elena Krylova said earlier that as a result of the open competition was awarded an annual contract for the repair of air conditioning systems of aircraft Tu-204, Tu-214, Il-96. According to her, in the preparation and negotiation of contracts in the tender documentation auditing bodies found no violations.
Jaroslav Odintsev called the charges unfounded, pointing out that until the completion of the contract term to talk about the damage prematurely.
Special flight detachment “Russia” serves the President, Prime Minister, speakers of the lower and upper chambers of Parliament, President of the constitutional court, the General Prosecutor, the head of the presidential administration and the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The unit was established in April 1956, and deployed in the territory of Vnukovo airport. In 1963, the authorities have built the terminal of Vnukovo-2, which still sends and receives government flights. Park Taskforce consists of several tens of aircraft.