«Rosnano» requests to suspend the proceedings Melamed

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova photobacteria in the RUSNANO office in Moscow. Archival photo«Rosnano» requests to suspend the proceedings Melamed© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

«Rosnano» asks the court to suspend the proceedings of the former head of the state Corporation Leonid Melamed, who is accused of embezzling more than 220 million rubles, RIA news from the hall Cheremushkinskaya court of Moscow.

«We are announcing a request to suspend the proceedings and address the constitutional court», — said in court the representative «Rosnano».

The Corporation has justified the request on the appeal to the constitutional court that the case contains no statement of the victim (i.e. «RUSNANO»), and as the company is a commercial organization, it needs to be a statement. The Corporation asks to check the legality of initiation of proceedings.

The Prosecutor considers that the grounds for suspension of the proceedings no.

Earlier, the court held a preliminary hearing, which sent the accused under house arrest and refused to stop the proceedings and return it to the Prosecutor. A similar measure of restraint was elected to the second defendant in the case — the financial Director of the Corporation Svyatoslav Ponorogo.

Melamed and Bowed are accused of embezzling more than 220 million rubles. During the period of investigation Pomorov was detained and Melamed — under house arrest, they were released after the expired deadline of a measure of restraint, after which they again locked up under house arrest. To them threatens till ten years of imprisonment.

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