Employees of the Nizhny Novgorod pseudo-medical center accused of kidnapping

© RIA Novosti / Max Petropalace in foobarcontroller police, archival photoEmployees of the Nizhny Novgorod pseudo-medical center accused of kidnapping© RIA Novosti / Max Petropalace the image Bank

The alleged leader and members of an organized group, accused in the kidnapping of the citizens that were contained in a pseudo-rehab, will appear before the court in the Nizhny Novgorod region, informs investigatory management SK the Russian Federation across the region.

According to investigators, in April 2015 on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region 35-year-old local resident, previously held courses of social rehabilitation for getting rid of drug addiction, established a criminal structure of five, as completed similar courses and are in the process of rehabilitation.

«The main goal was the extraction of stable material gain by the abduction of persons in alcohol, drug, toxic, gaming addictions, which are then illegally detained in a separate area. The attackers received monthly payments from misled on the legality and effectiveness of these actions of the relatives of the abducted under the pretext of their treatment», — is spoken in the message of regional SUCK.

It is noted that to legitimize the actions of an organized group created a limited liability company, one of the activities of which is social adaptation.

Only from December 2016 to July 2017 the accused, according to investigators, was kidnapped by eight men and women aged 23 to 46 years. They are all illegally detained criminals in a rented house in the village Dudenevo, which was used under the guise of a rehabilitation center. The relatives of the victims, the defendants received more than 300 thousand rubles.

In the course of a criminal investigation, one defendant admitted his guilt and signed a pre-agreement. Two other defendants pleaded guilty in part, and the rest pleaded not guilty. In respect of all defendants remanded in custody. The alleged organizer of the group fled from the bodies of preliminary investigation in connection with which he is wanted, added the Agency.

«Currently, the criminal case after the confirmation of the indictment the Prosecutor is directed to court for consideration on the merits,» — said in SUS’k.