The court withdrew the arrest of the securities law wife of Colonel Zakharchenko

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in photobacteria Zakharchenko. Archival photoThe court withdrew the arrest of the securities law wife of Colonel Zakharchenko© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

The court withdrew the arrest of the securities belonging to the civil wife of the Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko Marina Semynina, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«The court ruled: the decision of the Meshchansky court to cancel, to stop the arrest of securities held in the Bank account of Semynina», — announced the decision of the judge Maria Dovzhenko.

At the end of June Meshchansky court of Moscow until October 8, 2018 arrested about 200 securities owned Semynina. Their total value was estimated at 200 thousand dollars.

However, as the lawyer explained Zakharchenko Alexander Gorbatenko owned Semennoi securities are still not available because the arrest they previously had imposed, not only Bourgeois, but also the Presnensky court. According to counsel, against the similar decision of Presnensky court will be considered by the court of appeal in the near future.

According to the investigation, the securities were purchased with the money obtained by criminal means. In addition, the investigation found that unemployed Semennoi could not be funds to purchase these securities. In the course of consideration of the appeal complaint, the investigator did not agree with the arguments by the defense and stated that the decision of the Meshchansky court should be considered legal.

Counsel, counsel, in turn, noted that the value of seized property and funds of the Colonel and Semennoi many times a sane man mounted the proceeds of crime, contrary to the law. The defender asked the court to cancel the decision of the court of first instance and to release securities law wife of the accused.

Colonel Zakharchenko, who oversaw the interior Ministry, the fight against crimes in the fuel and energy complex, was arrested on 9 September 2016. 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 Zakharchenko could not explain.

Earlier of the completion of the investigation into Zakharchenko, accused of bribery and obstruction of preliminary investigation, reported by the official representative SK the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.

According to her, in 2014, Zakharchenko and his accomplice, a law enforcement officer, for receiving a bribe initiated testing regulatory bodies of a number of companies belonging to the businessman involved in the supply of products and the restaurant business. The businessman was forced to hand Zakharchenko and his partner as a bribe of 800 thousand U.S. dollars.

Petrenko added that in 2015 Zakharchenko and his partner for the overall protection demanded from the same businessman a 50% discount card of a chain of restaurants, thanks to which Zakharchenko has saved more than 3 million rubles, the average bill for one visit of the institution amounted to 80 thousand rubles without discounts.

Petrenko also reported that in 2016 Zakharchenko, using his official position, had impeded the investigation and warned his friend of the impending search on criminal case about fraud, organizing the export documents and office equipment, to prevent their withdrawal.