Former Deputy head of the Department of Primorye was detained on the case about the Opera

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobounce. Archival photoFormer Deputy head of the Department of Primorye was detained on the case about the Opera© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

Former Deputy Director of the Department of land and property relations of Primorye Ilya Terekhov arrested in the framework of the case initiated on the fact of abuse of authority if the transfer of the Primorsky Opera and ballet theater, told RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies of the region, familiar with the situation.

According to local media, Terekhov was arrested on suspicion of fraud with the property of the Primorsky theatre of Opera and ballet, which allegedly had been illegally transferred to the Seaside stage of the Mariinsky theatre (former Primorsky theatre of Opera and ballet), despite the large debts of the theatre to their creditors. Media reported that the documents signed Terekhov.

The representative of Prosecutor’s office of Primorye confirmed the fact of excitation of criminal case, which is Terekhov, saying that the basis for excitation were the materials of public Prosecutor’s check of legality of procedure of transfer of the property of the Primorsky theatre of Opera and ballet.

«The case was initiated on the fact of misuse of powers — article 285 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation», — said the source.

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