The court arrested the accused in bribe of the Deputy of legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg

Kirovsky district court of St. Petersburg ruled to arrest for two months the Deputy of city legislative Assembly Vyacheslav Nataga, who is accused of receiving a bribe in especially large size, reports the correspondent of “Interfax” from a court hall.

The basis for the arrest of Nataga become the arguments of the investigators, who believe he may be hiding from law enforcement or to exert pressure on witnesses, notes the Agency.

The meeting was held behind closed doors, however, the MP asked for an open consideration of the petition about election to it measures of restraint. “The people must know its heroes. Including those who brought me here. I for a Frank, honest conversation,” said Notah at the meeting.

The lawyer of the accused Alexander Nisanov stated that the court’s decision to arrest will be appealed. According to human rights activist, Noth claims that did not take bribes and of the crimes he did not commit. More detailed indications he is ready to give in the near future, added Misano.

The FSB detained Notega April 21 on suspicion of receiving a bribe of 600 thousand rubles In respect of the MP was prosecuted under part 6 St. 290 criminal code (bribery in especially large size). According to investigators, from November 2014 to April 2016 Notag demanded from the Director of one of commercial structures on a quarterly basis to give him not less than 300 thousand rubles. Thus, the suspect has repeatedly received bribes totaling not less than 900 thousand rubles, according to investigators.

On April 22, the Deputy was charged under the relevant article.