The court sent under house arrest of the former General Director «the Seventh Studio»

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobabble the General Director of the theater group’s Seventh Studio Yuri Itin detained after searches at the Gogol centerThe court sent under house arrest of the former General Director «the Seventh Studio»© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Presnensky court of Moscow on Thursday has sent under house arrest former CEO created by Director Kirill Serebrennikov, «the Seventh Studio» Yuri Itin in the case of embezzlement of public funds, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«The petition of the investigator of the conclusion itina custody is not subject to satisfaction. The court decided to elect itina against the suspect preventive measure in the form of home arrest until July 19,» said the judge.

Lawyer itina Yury Lysenko said that the detention of the ex-CEO was made next day after the fact of detention, and the time of consideration of the petition for arrest of the term of detention expired. He asked to postpone the hearing to provide the court characterize the personality itina materials, or to elect house arrest.

Yuri Itin and former company accountant Nina Maslyaeva suspected fraud (part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code). Earlier in the present case, was questioned by the Director Serebryannikov as a witness.

Initially, the investigation asked the court to arrest Yuri itina, who is currently the Director of the Yaroslavl drama theater named after Fyodor Volkov. But the suspect has not been briefed «detention business», which includes more than 150 sheets. In this regard, the protection itina asked to defer consideration of the request of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation. The lawyer noted that the Itin has a number of awards from the Ministry of culture and cultural figures, including work on military-Patriotic education.

The investigator, justifying the need for an Itin in jail, said that the suspect attempted to conceal the unlawful activity. «Being free, he could exert pressure on witnesses to change incriminating testimony,» said the investigator.

The Itin earlier Thursday, guilty of embezzlement not guilty, noting that are guilty only of negligence, expressed in the fact that left without proper supervision of their employees.

Earlier, the former accountant of the «Seventh Studio» Nina Maslyaeva pleaded guilty in the case. The court extended the 72-hour detention period Massieu to collect additional documents required to justify the detention of a suspect in custody.