Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh, the detainee when receiving a bribe of 400 thousand euros in one of the restaurants in the city, during consideration of the petition of the investigation about the election of a preventive measure. 25 Jun 2016
The Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh, who is in jail “Lefortovo” for two weeks, in all that time never came investigator. This itself White said in an interview with “Novaya Gazeta”.
The publication cites the words of the Governor that is willing to cooperate with the investigation and does not intend to hide anything, but it never came investigator.
White also explained that he can’t write an open letter to inhabitants of the Kirov region and tell about the criminal case from-for secrecy of the investigation. However, he repeated his words that didn’t violate the law and is not a bribe.
“I did nothing that I was ashamed of myself, or my parents would be ashamed of me, not that they raised me”, he said. Investigators said White, searched and found nothing. “If found, has long been on the TV show. I have nothing. I repaired office, did not change the furniture, nothing is built in the residence, as entered nearly eight years ago, so still it’s there. I for myself didn’t do,” added White.
He continues to hold a hunger strike, the newspaper said. White requires, that he was granted visits with his brother and wife. In two weeks he lost 7 pounds and says that there was a weakness.
Field investigators detained the Governor of the Kirov region on 24 June in one of Moscow restaurants. He was charged under part 6 St. 290 criminal code (bribery in especially large size) which provides imprisonment from 8 to 15 years. The consequence considers that White received a bribe in the amount of €400 thousand in exchange for help Novovyatskiy ski plant and Forestry management company in the implementation of their investment projects.
On July 4, the White lawyer Vadim Prokhorov told about the deteriorating health of the defendant. This occurred because of interruptions in medication and the hunger strike, said the lawyer. After a few days another White lawyer, Olga Mikhailova, again reported the degradation of the Governor.