Convicted of a poppy in the garden the pensioner from Perm to appeal against the verdict

© Photo : broadcasting company «Rifey-Perm»labor Veteran Igor Troshev on trialConvicted of a poppy in the garden the pensioner from Perm to appeal against the verdict© Photo : broadcasting company «Rifey-Perm»

Convicted overgrown in the garden Mac the 64-year-old pensioner from Perm made the decision to file an appeal against the decision of the Perm district court to sentence him to probation, told RIA Novosti lawyer of the convicted Yegor Mikhailov.

On Thursday, the Perm district court sentenced 64-year-old veteran labour to a year of imprisonment conditionally with a trial period of 12 months for the poppy, which grew in his garden. He was found guilty of a crime under paragraph «b» of part 2 of article 231 of the criminal code («Illegal cultivation of plants containing narcotic substances»). According to prosecutors, from a private land plot of pensioner seized 467 bushes full grown poppy or about 4 kilograms of plants. Himself a veteran of labour told the court the appearance of prohibited plants in the beds that were brought to the site of the new ground.

«My client has decided to appeal,» — said Mikhailov.

Earlier the lawyer representing the interests of a convicted pensioner in court, told RIA Novosti that completely get rid of Mack, a veteran of labor did not allow health — he is «constantly pulled out the plant, but he had other concerns». In turn, the Prosecutor’s office insists that this form of the opium poppy, which was assembled at the site of the retired, independently in the Ural climate zone to grow and like to care. In addition, according to the Ministry, retired before the start of the investigation knew that on his site grows the narcotic plant species and were informed in advance of criminal responsibility. Law enforcement officials met with him and warned him about the need to get rid of the plants, «requested that he put this Mac».

The lawyer Mikhailov said that the pensioner regularly remove plants from the beds, but «poppy grows again.» Moreover, despite the complete withdrawal of the grown poppy seeds, seedlings, plants still appear on the site.

© Photo : Egor provision Michailovaite the beds with poppy seeds. Photos from the criminal case Convicted of a poppy in the garden the pensioner from Perm to appeal against the verdict© Photo : Egor provision Michailovaite the beds with poppy seeds. Photos of criminal case

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