In St. Petersburg was hospitalized former Vice-Governor said

В Петербурге госпитализировали бывшего вице-губернатора Оганесяна

Former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Marat Oganesyan, previously arrested on charges of fraud in the construction of “Zenit Arena”, is hospitalized in regional hospital of the Federal penitentiary service name Haas, told RIA Novosti the representative of the regional Department of the Federal penitentiary service.

Earlier it was reported that doctors of Aleksandrovsky hospital of Petersburg assisted transferred from Moscow to St. Petersburg Hovhannisyan in connection with the aggravation of his chronic disease. Smolninskiy district court on November 18 ordered the arrest Hovhannisyan until 15 January 2017.

“Yes, indeed, today Hovhannisyan was admitted to the hospital named Haas”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the source RIA Novosti in law enforcement, hospitalization Hovhannisyan is not connected with the deterioration of his health and due to the need of the planned survey.

According to SK Russian Federation, Hovhannisyan was arrested in Moscow on charges of embezzlement in 2014, more than 50 million rubles at the conclusion of the General contractor IR “Transstroy” company “TDM” contract for the supply of screens for the “Zenit-Arena”. SK presented Hovhannisyan charges of fraud. He faces up to 10 years imprisonment.

The new stadium on Krestovsky island in St. Petersburg began to build for the football club “Zenit” in 2007, but in connection with the application for holding the world football championship of 2018, the project sent back for revision to arena fully meet the FIFA requirements in terms of capacity and security. “Zenit-arena” — one of the most expensive sports complexes in the world. According to the latest data, the total cost of its construction can be about 40 billion rubles, while originally intended to spend about 6.7 billion rubles.