The defence asked for house arrest for defendant in the case of fraud in NPO Lavochkin

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in photoanodic Igor Tretyakov during a hearing about fraud in NPO Lavochkin in Babushkinsky court of Moscow. 31 July 2018The defence asked for house arrest for defendant in the case of fraud in NPO Lavochkin© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

Defense lawyer Igor Tretyakov asks the court to be limited to house arrest and not to arrest him, the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the Babushkinsky court of Moscow.

According to the defense, this measure guarantees that he will not abscond and will not be able to exert pressure on other participants in the process.

«If possible, please choose a measure of restraint in the form of house arrest in his home in Dolgoprudny near Moscow. He had an apartment in Moscow, but there is a problem — during a search of the sawed door,» said his lawyer.

Tretyakov indicted on charges of fraud in NPO Lavochkin. Earlier the lawyer in an interview with RIA Novosti called misunderstanding his announcement of the Federal investigation. According to him, he is ready to cooperate with the investigation.

The General Director of NPO Lavochkin to the Deputy of Moscow region Duma, Sergey Lemeshevsky, Chairman of the Directorate of legal support of NGOs Catherine Averianova and Chairman of the law firm «Tretyakov and partners» Tretyakov charged with fraud in especially large size.

According to investigators, they stole the funds of the state Corporation «Roscosmos», having concluded the fictitious contract with the law firm «Tretyakov and partners». Legal services performed by staff members of NGOs, the total amount of payments to a law firm for two years amounted to 330 million rubles.