Rus News Journal

The operative witness

Yesterday on process on business of the head of the Central area of Volgograd Alexander Novikova accused of reception of a bribe and illegal legalisation of money resources, has been interrogated employee UFSB across the Volgograd region Dmitry Bondarenko. He has told to court as has received the operative information about the facts of extortion by mister Novikovym of a bribe in 1,25 million roubles. Protection insists that certificates of the executed works for which a bribe the head of area ostensibly demanded, have been paid some weeks prior to the statement of the victim for extortion. The accused considers that became a victim of provocation .
On process on business of the head of administration of the Central area of Alexander Novikova has passed the next session. We will remind, the head of area is accused of reception of a bribe and illegal legalisation of money resources. Under the version of the investigation, mister Novikov extorted 1,25 million roubles from the deputy gordumy Volgograd, the director of Open Company Europark Svetlanas Titovoj. Its firm within 2008 carried out the municipal contract on an accomplishment of streets and the maintenance of a high system of city centre. For payment of these works the official ostensibly also has demanded recoil .

Yesterday in court the former senior operupolnomochennyj UFSB across the Volgograd region (since July, 2009 - the deputy chief of department has been interrogated. - ) Dmitry Bondarenko. The call of the employee of FSB Bondarenko in court as the witness was off-schedule. It was expected that after the only thing while the interrogated witness of charge - Svetlana Titovoj - will be interrogated 20 more witnesses declared by a state accuser by Natalia Antimirovoj. Among them - the former assistant to the head of administration of the Central area on housing and communal services Michael Shishlov and head MU housing and communal services of the Central area Olga Mashkov.

during session mister Bondarenko has informed that in November - December, 2008, it has received the operative information About ostensibly available fact of extortion from the head of area. Employee UFSB has told that the first part of a bribe at a rate of 500 thousand roubles director of Open Company Europark has transferred to the wife of mister Novikova (when he does not remember. - ). The second part - 750 thousand roubles - has been transferred by Svetlana Titovoj already personally to Alexander Novikovu on December, 11th in Savings Bank branch. on an exit from Savings Bank Novikov building has been detained, and I in the presence of the understood have inspected a bank premise. In one of urns I had been found out the receipt and an envelope - mister Bondarenko has declared.

itself accused more than once declared that it was a question not of a bribe, and about a loan, and that it became a victim of provocation from madam Titovoj . the Information on a loan the first time has sounded at a meeting Titovoj with wife Novikova - employee UFSB has confirmed. On a question of defender Vladimir Apalkova, whether the information on a neopayment of certificates of the executed works and how much it proved, mister Bondarenko has answered " has been checked up; is not present having added that it is not included into its competence. We will remind, protection asserts that the specified certificates for October and November, 2008 have been paid some weeks prior to the statement of madam Titovoj for extortion.

during hearings by Alexander Novikovym the next petition for change has been declared it of a preventive punishment. We will remind, the head of area since December of last year is in a pre-trial detention centre. Protection some times asked court to place it under house arrest, specifying in heart troubles at the client. However on request of state charge which is afraid that the suspect can put pressure upon witnesses, Alexander Novikov almost is held year in custody. Yesterday protection has tried to convince the judge that the head of area cannot put pressure upon witnesses as a part from its former subordinates are dismissed from area administration, and influence employees MU housing and communal services of the Central area it cannot, without having on that powers. A state accuser Natalia Antimirova has disagreed with arguments, having referred to points of charter MU housing and communal services of the Central area. However, it was found out that old edition of charter MU is attached to business housing and communal services. As a result judge Sergey Eromasov nevertheless has refused satisfaction of the petition.

following session on business will take place tomorrow.