The consequence asked to extend the term of arrest of the former Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh to 24 Dec. The corresponding petition was received at the court, told RBC press Secretary of the Basmanny court of Moscow Juno Tsarev.
“The Basmanny court has received a request from the investigating authorities on the extension of detention in respect of White N. Yu. for four months, i.e. until December 24, 2016,” — said Tsarev.
Date and time of the hearing is not currently scheduled.
According to the Agency TASS, in the petition, the investigator notes that the grounds for a more lenient preventive measure against the Whites there.
White were detained by field investigators on 24 June in one of Moscow restaurants. 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. White himself has declared his innocence and explained to the receipt of €400 thousand by the needs of Kirov.
At the end of July the President of Russia Vladimir Putin dismissed Nikita Belykh as Governor of Kirov region in connection with loss of trust.