The ex-head of «RUSNANO» Melamed was placed under house arrest

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotobanka-the head of state Corporation Rosnano, Leonid Melamed. Archival photoThe ex-head of «RUSNANO» Melamed was placed under house arrest© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Cheremushkinskiy Moscow court on Monday put under house arrest the former head of «RUSNANO» Leonid Melamed at the time of the case of embezzlement of more than 220 million rubles, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the court.

Thus, the judge rejected the request of the public Prosecutor on the conclusion of a Melamed in custody.

«The court finds a sufficient measure of restraint in the form of house arrest for a period of three months, i.e. until 22 August,» the judge said. A similar measure of restraint is chosen the second defendant in the case – the financial Director of the Corporation Svyatoslav Ponorogo.

On the merits the criminal case the court will consider on may 30.

The court at the request of the Prosecutor’s office withdrew from the case lawyer Melamed Alexander the King: «He participated in the interrogation of several witnesses who testified about the involvement of the Melamed to the crime.»

Melamed and Bowed to the present time were free. During the period of investigation Pomorov was detained and Melamed under house arrest, but freed them after the expired deadline for the measure. To them threatens till 10 years of imprisonment.

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