Titov intends to seek dismissal of a case against the businessman from the «the London list»

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The business Ombudsman of Russia Boris Titov said he would seek the termination of criminal case against the Rostov businessman Andrei Kakovkina from the so-called «London list».

Businessman Kokovkin became the first defendant in the «list Titov», returned to Russia. When entering Russia, February 23, he was arrested and sent to the temporary detention facility (IVS). Later with the help of lawyers of the businessman and the Titova, Galina was allowed to go home until the trial.

«There are no grounds to Institute criminal proceedings, is a purely economic argument, so we will make this case even before the trial is not reached, but simply that the criminal case was closed», — said Titov to journalists on Sunday.

In early February, Titov announced the names of 16 businessmen who are hiding from Russian justice in the UK and other countries, but would like to return home. According to the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, the list went on in the Kremlin, he will be worked through in consultation with relevant law enforcement agencies.

According to Titov, Kokovkin became in a sense a pioneer of the so-called «London list». «We have shown that if people begin to return, there will not be to the prejudice that they will not be put in jail and we will make each of them a solution to their problems was in normal law,» — said Titov.

As for the other defendants in the «list Titov», the Ombudsman expressed the hope that gradually they will be able to return to Russia. He also noted that Kokovkin will prove his innocence and the Ombudsman intends to help him in this matter.

Kokovkin was on the Federal wanted list. In relation to a criminal case of fraud and illegal circulation of means of payments. The second defendant in this case have already been convicted and are serving sentences. The criminal investigation was discontinued, but was resumed after the arrival of the businessman to Russia. According to the source RIA Novosti in law enforcement bodies of the region, Kokovkin and Alexander Baskakov, according to investigators, unlawfully kidnapped from the account of a foreign company is 10 million rubles.