The mayor of Gorno-Altaysk, who accused colleagues of United Russia in the bribery at the primaries, was arrested for theft of SUV and kickbacks from business
The mayor of the city of Gorno-Altaisk Victor Oblogin arrested, he was charged under part 4 of article 159 (Fraud committed by a person using his official position, in especially large size”) and part 2 of article 286 (“Excess of powers of office”) the criminal code, according to the regional Investigative Committee. It should be noted that Oblogin, who is the leader of the city organization of the party “United Russia” in the aftermath of the may 22 city primaries of the party in power, in which he participated, stated about violations during the preliminary vote to determine candidates for the state Duma elections and accused the party members in an unfair fight.
According to investigators, in the period from April 2012 to August 2013 Oblogin using his official position, committed a theft belonging to the municipal entity (me) “the City of Gorno-Altaysk car Toyota Land Cruiser 120 worth over 1.5 million rubles, by drafting fraudulent documents, thereby causing the MO the damage in the amount specified, is spoken in the message of SK.
In addition, according to the UK during 2011-2014 in the provision and distribution of subsidies to support small and medium entrepreneurship in the Republic of Altai, Oblogin organized the illegal withdrawal of funds from the Federal and regional budget. So, Altai entrepreneurs get the subsidy only if the return of the administration of Gorno-Altaysk in the proportion of not less than 20% of the amount received. Thus, for the period was illegally removed from the budget more than 15 million rubles.
“Given the severity of the offense, the age of the accused and other circumstances, the question on election concerning Ablogina of a measure of restraint in the form of house arrest,” – said in a press release.
The acting mayor until the first Deputy Ablogina, convicted for abuse of power
To perform the duties of the mayor of Gorno-Altaisk will be first Deputy head of administration Nikolay Kolesnichenko, said the site “news of Mountain Altai” the head of information-analytical Department of the mayoralty Galina Alamanac. According to her, Oblogin is on vacation from the 14th of June, and the decree on the imposition of duties acting mayor Kolesnichenko from that day on was signed 9 June.
It is noteworthy that Kolesnichenko was recently convicted by the city court of Gorno-Altaysk, accused of excess of powers of office with causing of heavy consequences. The court sentenced him to three years of imprisonment conditionally with a trial period two years, with disqualification to hold positions related to the implementation of the functions of the representative of the government, organizationally-administrative and is administrative-economic functions in the public service and in local government for a period of one year.
However, the verdict has not yet entered. Vice mayor appealed to the Supreme court of the Republic, the appeal is scheduled for June 30.
Oblogin accused party in the bribery at the primaries
Meanwhile, on 25 may, Oblogin accused his fellow party foul during the primaries of United Russia in Gorno-Altaysk, held three days earlier.
“I know for certain the facts of bribery, “the transport and coercion of voters, said in a statement published on the website of the municipality. – It is sad to realize that this was initiated by colleagues and supporters that will continue to run in the September election campaign. The facts I reported to the regional audit Commission.
According to official figures released by the regional organizing Committee for the organization of primaries “United Russia”, leader of the vote for inclusion in the regional part of a Federal list of candidates was the speaker of the state Assembly, Ivan Belekov, the nomination in single-mandate constituency, the head of Chemalsky district Rodion Bukachakov, reported the portal “My Altai”.
Earlier Oblogin spoke about a “political order” before the election
On the criminal case about the theft of the SUV to the regional investigative Committee announced on 11 March, after a search in the house Ablogina. Then, the office reported that the theft was committed by officers of the administration of Gorno-Altaisk by compiling falsified documents about the alleged cost of the vehicle more than 800 thousand rubles, with the result that the municipality suffered damage in the sum more than 700 thousand rubles.
Himself Oblogin after the search, said about the political background of the case on the eve of the Duma elections. “Today at 6:20 a.m. to my house came the representatives of the Investigative Committee to conduct a search, said in a statement the mayor at the mayor’s office. – Defiant behavior of employees as well as flimsy a reason give me a reason to think that it is a political order. I believe that these actions are connected with the upcoming elections to the state Duma, to which I “send” all and Sundry, but my position has not changed. The decision to participate in this election, I have not yet received”.
However, the SC has categorically denied the version Ablogina about “political order”, stressing that within this criminal case for involvement in the Commission of a crime verified by a wide range of people, including the leadership of the administration of Gorno-Altaisk.
The results of a search in the UK was not disclosed. Later, the Supreme court of the Republic recognized the carrying out a search at Obolkina illegal, but the head of the regional SU IC Alexander Starikov said in early June that this circumstance will not affect the progress and results of a criminal investigation. “Investigative action – the search is conducted in order to find and withdrawal of objects and documents relevant for criminal proceedings. In the interests of the investigation details of the search Viktor Oblogin not disclosed”, – said the Old man.