The court recognized ex-Senator Tsybko guilty of bribery

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoracconti TIBCO. Archival photoThe court recognized ex-Senator Tsybko guilty of bribery© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

Court of the city of Ozersk in Chelyabinsk region on Thursday found former Senator Konstantin Tsybko guilty of bribery, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«The guilt of the defendant TIBCO is confirmed by the totality of the testimony of witnesses. TIBCO arguments about his innocence refuted by the totality of the evidence,» said judge Galina Lisin.

The punishment will be announced later, judge continues sentencing.

Earlier, the Prosecutor asked the court to appoint ex-Senator of 14 years a penal colony with a fine of 500 million rubles. In addition, the prosecution asked to confiscate real estate TIBCO, his father and mother, including one-third share in the apartment TIBCO in Moscow, one-third share in the apartment of his father in Moscow, the garage in Moscow, also owned by his father, and one third of the share in the Moscow apartment of the mother.

TIBCO charged with receiving a bribe in especially large size. According to investigators, being the elected representative of the legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region in the Federation Council, the accused used the credibility and relevance of occupied public offices for appointment to the post of head of administration of Ozersk urban district of the Chelyabinsk region of his friend. For services rendered he received not less than 17.5 million rubles, according to investigators.

Besides, as believes a consequence, in February-April 2011 TIBCO personally and through intermediaries received a bribe of 10 million rubles from one of the owners for their patronage. The investigation adds that in his interests the Senator has repeatedly appealed to officials of the government of Chelyabinsk region and the administration of Ozersk city district with proposals to implement projects of construction of housing and infrastructure, provision of public transport and information services through companies controlled by the businessman. In the course of the proceedings was the arrest on the property of TIBCO and its close relatives.The court recognized ex-Senator Tsybko guilty of briberyAccusations of crime and punishment Russian officials

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