Putin commented on the verdict of the former head of the Federal penitentiary service Reimer

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during the annual Direct line. 15 June 2017Putin commented on the verdict of the former head of the Federal penitentiary service Reimer© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the verdict of the ex-Director FSIN of Russia Alexander Reimer.

«He violated the law and, as far as I know, the court yesterday ruled. This is a real term of imprisonment — 8 years. This is a serious punishment,» Putin said.

«Let us rely on the judicial system, which, of course, also need improvement, but, nevertheless, another instance of the Constitution defining the punishment of a person who committed the offence, does not exist», — he added.

The Zamoskvoretsky court of Moscow on Wednesday has sentenced to eight years in prison the former Director of the Federal penitentiary service of Reimer in the case of fraud with electronic bracelets. Stolen was 1.23 billion rubles. Reimer was convicted of fraud, in addition to real life, the court sentenced him to pay a fine of 800 thousand rubles.

The former Deputy head of the FSIN Nikolay Krivolapov was 5 years and 8 months in a General regime colony and a fine of 600 thousand rubles, the former head of FSUE departmental Victor Opredeleno — 6 years in prison with a fine of 700 thousand rubles.

According to the prosecution, Reimer and the other defendants created in the FSIN enterprise for the production of electronic bracelets, placing the state order without competition. In fact, as the investigation revealed, the bracelets were made by another company and then shipped to the office, for which the defendants received kickbacks of 10%.