The court upheld the seizure of the Bank of cells friend Colonel Zakharchenko

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in photobacteria Zakharchenko. Archival photoThe court upheld the seizure of the Bank of cells friend Colonel Zakharchenko© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

The Moscow city court upheld the seizure of the cell Bank «VTB 24,» where the investigation in the case of the interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko seized 1.5 million dollars, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

The Moscow city court has not found violations in the decision of the court, which allowed the seizure of two vaults Ludmilla tokovoi, who is a friend mistress of Colonel Zakharchenko Marina Semennoi and temporarily lived at the last apartment. Of the cells tuckaway the investigation in mid-October last year seized $ 1.5 million. In addition, the accounts of tuckaway were arrested 58 million rubles. SK the Russian Federation considers that the money belongs Zakharchenko and received by the Colonel in a criminal way.

«Tuchkova are unable to explain the origin of license plate tags from Bank of cells found during the search (in the apartment),» said the court, the Prosecutor Ekaterina Ivannikova.

The Moscow city court on Wednesday considered the complaint only on the seizure of the cell, complaining of the withdrawal and seizure of the account in the «VTB 24» is still pending. Basmanny court of Moscow extended the arrest of the accounts of tuckaway from 58 million rubles to 8 April 2018.

The lawyer of tuckaway Alexey Sagadiev contends that these decisions violated the rights of its doveritelnyi because it is third party and has only the status of a witness in the case, but despite this, in its relation to applied burden in the form of seizure of property. «She is a witness in the case, wise, but in relation to it is applied the charge of her possessions seized, it is a clear violation of the law,» said the lawyer, asking him to recognize the decision illegal and to cancel it.

Money and the expense of tuckaway was arrested in mid-October, after the case of Colonel Zakharchenko the investigation carried out additional searches. The Colonel himself denies owning the money, claiming that he «has nothing».

Earlier Nikulinskiy court of Moscow under the claim of Prosecutor General’s office decided to pay the state income money and property of the family of Colonel Zakharchenko and their relatives amounting to more than 9 billion rubles. These 58 million and $ 1.5 million in this lawsuit were not included, as the investigation found them after the start of the process.

Interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko, who oversaw the Ministry of the fight against crimes in the fuel and energy complex, was arrested in September last year on charges of receiving a bribe in 7 million rubles. Later he was charged with several counts of bribery. The huge attention the case received after the media became aware of the discovery to the sister of the Colonel of the warehouse with almost 9 billions of rubles in different currencies. The origin of the money of corruption could not explain.