Zadornov was charged for PetrovYesterday from a pre-trial detention centre “ Sailor`s Tishin “ under the guarantee of the Minister of Finance of Russia
Zadornov was charged for Petrov
Yesterday from a pre-trial detention centre “ Sailor`s Tishin “ under the guarantee of the Minister of Finance of Russia Michael Zadornov have released its first deputy Vladimir Petrov. It is accused of bribe reception in $520 thousand
Petrov have detained on September, 1st last year. Against the crisis which has amazed the country arrest of so high-ranking official answering in the Ministry of Finance for the budgetary policy, has made effect of the broken off bomb.
employees of the State Office of Public Prosecutor actively developed the deputy minister since autumn of 1997. Investigation of plunders of budgetary funds in bank " became an occasion for this purpose; Eskado “ . Studying financial documents, inspectors have learnt that in 1995 - 1996 under Petrov`s order to bank has been allocated nearby 160 mlrd roubles under realisation of federal programs in several areas of the country. In gratitude for it the vice-president of board “ Eskado “ Alexander Frangopulov has opened to Petrov the personal account on $520 thousand in Andorra bank Credit Andorra. The inspector, having gone to business trip to Andorra twice, has managed to receive documentary acknowledgement of it. It has appeared, as Petrov, and Frangopulov discounted money on a credit card. Frangopulov has been arrested on charge in bribery and till now sits in a pre-trial detention centre.
the conclusion of doctors that operation on a backbone which cannot be spent to a pre-trial detention centre urgently is required to it became an official occasion to Petrov`s clearing. Shortly before Peter`s arrest has received in a car accident a serious trauma of a back. Besides, the Minister of Finance of Russia Michael Zadornov has guaranteed that Petrov “ will observe all requirements of the law necessary for end of criminal case, and will not abscond “. It is interesting that Petrov is not dismissed till now from the Ministry of Finance, and only discharged for investigation.
clearing of the official became possible only after he admitted a criminal conduct, have told to the correspondent “ the Businessman “ in the State Office of Public Prosecutor: “ At first Petrov refused to give evidences. But then, when has understood what to open it is useless, recognised account presence in Andorra bank, having declared, truth that it has been opened without his permission and participations. Thus Petrov denies that used the means which were on the account. Its explanations have satisfied us “.
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