The court extended the house arrest of the accused in the bribery Nizhny Novgorod Deputy

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Moskovsky district court of Nizhny Novgorod extended the detention under house arrest of the Deputy of legislative Assembly of Nizhny Novgorod region Alexander I, the defendant in commercial bribery, the press service of the Nizhny Novgorod regional court.

According to the investigation, in June of 2015 in Nizhny Novgorod, the regional Parliament Deputy, Chairman of the Board of the regional branch of a political party Alexander Bochkarev «received from a citizen of 5 million rubles for inclusion in the municipal list of candidates in deputies of the city Duma Nizhny Novgorod of the sixth convocation for the nomination of the party.» The result clarifies that the results of the election no citizen was elected to the city Council. Bochkarev was sent under house arrest in November 2017, then the term of arrest was extended several times.

«The decision of the Moskovsky district court of Nizhny Novgorod from June 14, 2018, the period of detention under house arrest of the accused was extended by two months – until 19 August inclusive,» — said in the message.

Thus, the total period of detention Bochkareva under house arrest will be eight months and 29 days.

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