The court arrested the account of the case of Colonel Zakharchenko

Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko in the Presnensky court

Photo: Anton novoderezhkin/TASS

In a press-service of the Presnensky court of Moscow has informed on arrest of accounts in the case of the interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko. Previously TASS reported with reference to sources about the arrest of $16 million in the accounts of a third party

In Moscow the Presnensky court arrested the account of the case against the interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko, reports “Interfax”. “The court really arrested the account of the case, but because it’s “classified”, who exactly they belong to, I can’t say,” said press Secretary of the court Anastasia pilina. She also did not mention the amount in the accounts that have been arrested.

The lawyer of the Colonel of the Ministry of internal Affairs Alexander Lebedevich said that he knew nothing about the arrest of accounts Zakharchenko or members of his family.

Earlier Tuesday, TASS citing a source in law enforcement agencies reported that the court has seized more than $16 million in the case of Zakharchenko. “The arrest imposed on cash in the accounts of a third party, which, according to the investigation, could be the proceeds of crime. The total amount of money seized is more than $16 million,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

Zakharchenko is accused of receiving a bribe, abuse of power and obstruction of preliminary investigation (article 290, 285 and 294 of the criminal code). During a search of his apartment discovered more than $120 million and €2 million In the TFR, the sum of discovered money was estimated at 8.5 billion rubles. the Colonel Himself claimed that the relationship that money has not.

According to the investigation, in December 2015 Zakharchenko received 7 million rubles for the fact that he warned the head of Nota-Bank Galina Gorchakovu about the impending searches in the Bank and a call on interrogation. Zakharchenko said in court that he was the initiator of the checks of the organization.

At the end of September Zakharchenko was dismissed from the interior Ministry.

In early November, during the court session, the investigator said that Zakharchenko was suspected and other corruption-related crimes.

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