The investigative Committee announced the arrest of the mayor of Pereslavl-Zalessky Denis Koshurnikova in the case of embezzlement-owned RUSNANO funds in the amount of more than 1 billion rubles in the construction of a pharmaceutical plant in the Yaroslavl region. Also detained the founder and General Director of “Ntpharma” Rustam Ataullakhanov and Eugene sultans.
On arrests, said the evening of 16 November, official representative SK the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko, reports “Interfax”. “Just Denis Koshurnikov detained in the city of Pereslavl-Zalessky, Ataullakhanov and sultans in Moscow”, – said the employee of the Department.
According to Petrenko, the detainees “are already working investigators, conducted necessary investigative actions, establish all the circumstances of the theft and accomplices in the crime”. In the near future will decide the question of the election of defendants in the criminal case of a measure of restraint and arraignment.
Earlier Wednesday, in the Yaroslavl region passed searches in offices of the administration of Pereslavl-Zalessky and in the house of the mayor of the city of 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”. Investigators raided the office of “RUSNANO” in Moscow and seized the documents. The company stressed that investigations related to the activities of managers who were not and are not its employees.
A criminal case of embezzlement was instituted against the founder and General Director of OOO “NT-Pharma” Rustam Ataullakhanov and Jane Sultanova, and against the mayor of Pereslavl-Zalessky 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).
According to Petrenko, “since 2010, JSC “RUSNANO” invested in the LLC “Ntpharma” more than 1 billion rubles for the construction of pharmaceutical production on the territory of Pereslavsky district of Yaroslavl oblast, which is planned for launch by September 2012.” However, as believes a consequence, the management of the project company has repeatedly delayed the timing, work on the implementation of the project for many years was not carried out, and the money was wasted.
Simulating the execution of works, Ataullakhanov and sultans in 2011 acquired from Koshurnikovo owned by OOO “Protekt” the land is located on the territory of the National Park “Plescheevo lake.” At the time of the transaction Koshurnikov was the head of the Pereslavl district and issued a building permit without written approval from the Ministry of natural resources, said Petrenko.