Arkhangelsk farmer condemned for the use of the grant for personal reasons

© RIA Novosti / Yakov Androider courtroom. Archival photoArkhangelsk farmer condemned for the use of the grant for personal reasons© RIA Novosti / Yakov Andreev

The court in the Arkhangelsk region has sentenced a farmer, Vladimir Kruglov, which received a grant of nearly 1.5 million rubles for the development of pig and used the money for personal purposes, to 3,5 years of imprisonment conditionally, according to the website of the regional Prosecutor’s office.

Leshukonsky district of the Arkhangelsk region court recognised the inhabitant of Arkhangelsk, Vladimir Kruglov guilty of fraud committed in especially large size.

The investigators found that in may 2016 in the framework of the state program of agriculture development Ministry of agro-industrial complex of the Arkhangelsk region allocated to the head of a farm Kruglov grant in the amount of almost 1.5 million rubles for the development of pig farms in the village Lampozhnya Mezensky district.

According to the terms of the grant, the farmer had to spend money on repairs and reconstruction of industrial and warehouse buildings in the village Lampozhnya, the purchase of farm animals and agricultural machinery.

«However, Kruglov, received a grant farming activity is not carried out, the measures stipulated by the spending plans were not implemented, the entire amount of money spent not to destination», — stated in the message.

According to the decision of the arbitration court with Kruglov in favor of the Ministry of agriculture and trade of the region charged the full amount of damages.

«The verdict the convict was sentenced to 3 years 6 months of imprisonment conditionally with a trial period 3 years», — added in Department.