The Moscow city court refused to return his mother Khodorkovsky arrested $120 thousand

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in foobarcontroller police at the building of the Moscow city court. Archival photoThe Moscow city court refused to return his mother Khodorkovsky arrested $120 thousand© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Moscow city court on Monday upheld the retention of 120 thousand dollars as the evidence seized from the mother-in-law of Mikhail Khodorkovsky on criminal case about money laundering, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«The decision of Basmanny court from March 3 to leave without change, the appeal — without satisfaction», — said the judge.

In early March, the Basmanny court of Moscow rejected the complaint of the lawyer to the actions of the investigator, has withdrawn from the Bank of cells money Tiffany Khodorkovsky Lydia Kuklin, acknowledging the hold of money as legal evidence.

The representative Kuklin Sergey adamsin asked the court to declare the decision illegal and return the money to the woman. According to him, the money she received from legal transactions for the sale of land.

The Prosecutor’s office also stated that the money was actually disposed the other woman – some Monakhova, housewife Kuklin, but its role in conscious fraud is not specified. The organizer of the same circuit with the laundering of SK of the Russian Federation considers of the Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

According to the lawyer Badamshina or Kuklina, no Monakhov are not suspects or accused in the criminal case. Mother-in-law of the former head of Yukos had earlier interrogated as a witness, said the defender.