Convicted ex-head defense «Radiopribor» appealed his sentence

© RIA Novosti / Krivobok to Russenparty in fotoballoon judges. Archival photoConvicted ex-head defense «Radiopribor» appealed his sentence© RIA Novosti / Krivobok to Russenparty the image Bank

Sentenced to four years for abuse of power ex-Director of defense plant «Radiopribor» Mikhail Kharchenko filed a notice of appeal, reported RIA Novosti on Monday morning the representative handed down the sentence of may day district court of Vladivostok.

«Kharchenko has filed an appeal against the decision of the court» — said the source.

As reported by the Prosecutor General’s office, Kharchenko, being the CEO of the plant, from June 2015 to February 2016 pay 1.2 thousand employees, resulting in a debt to 219 million rubles, while the company had sufficient funds. Besides, according to militiamen, from April to December 2015 Kharchenko intentionally hid more than 92 million rubles intended for the payment of tax arrears.

«Radiopribor» is one of the leading enterprises of the military-industrial complex in the far East production of electronic equipment. A difficult financial situation at «radio devices» appeared at the end of 2014. In the end, it was decided that «Radiopribor» will become a branch of the Dubna machine-building plant. In 2016 from the regional budget allocated 178 million rubles for partial repayment of debts before employees of the plant. Now concerning the «Radiopribor» is bankruptcy, sold the plant property in order to pay debts to workers.