The mayor of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev before the consideration of the petition about the arrest in Basmanny court
Friends and relatives of the mayor of Vladivostok Igor Pushkarev, who was detained on criminal charges of corruption and brought to Moscow, ready to pay a Deposit in the amount of 10 million rubles this was stated by his counsel at the meeting of the Basmanny court, the correspondent of RBC from the courtroom.
The investigator and the Prosecutor asked to arrest the mayor of Vladivostok, who is accused of abuse of office and commercial bribery, until July 31. They insist that Pushkarev and may be hiding to use this helicopter or boats, which are owned by his relatives.
The defense, in turn, asked the court to send the official under house arrest in a rented apartment in the capital or to grant bail.
Pushkarev himself on the court did not admit his guilt, but declares that he is ready to cooperate with the investigation, as he told the court. Vladivostok mayor also told the meeting that he was detained on 1 June and the whole day was involved in the investigation, and at night he was transferred to the capital.
“I was taken to Moscow in the morning of 2 June, I ask to present me time to provide evidence of my innocence,” he said.
The consequence has addressed in court with the petition for arrest Pushkareva, as well as head of the municipal enterprise “Roads Vladivostok” Andrey Lushnikov. They were charged under paragraph “a” of part 3 of article 285 of the RF criminal code (abuse of official powers) and part 2 of article 204 of the criminal code (commercial bribery).
The investigator at the hearing said Lushnikov pleaded guilty and his testimony exposed Pushkarev. According to them, the head of MUP “Roads Vladivostok” pointed out that through it passed Pushkaram money.”
Pushkarev and Lushnikov were arrested the day before. On Thursday they were delivered to Moscow. According to investigators, Pushkarev organized purchase at inflated prices of building materials municipal enterprise “Roads of Vladivostok” the group of companies “Vostokcement”, causing the company losses of 158 million rubles.