The Prosecutor’s office commented on the case against ex-Governor EAO

© RIA Novosti / I. Pushupdate in fotobounce the city of Birobidzhan, the capital of the Jewish Autonomous region. Archival photoThe Prosecutor’s office commented on the case against ex-Governor EAO© RIA Novosti / I. Pushupdate the image Bank

The ex-Governor of the Jewish Autonomous region Alexander Vinnikov, the criminal whose case is already in court, accused of incitement to purchasing medical equipment at inflated prices, reported the RIA Novosti news Agency in office of public Prosecutor of the region.

Earlier it was reported that winnick was charged under part 4 of article 33, part 2 of article 285 of the criminal code «incitement to abuse official powers». The Birobidzhan district court received the case on October 8, the date of the first court session is not appointed yet.

Vinnikov held the post of Governor of the Jewish Autonomous region from 25 February 2010 to 24 February 2015.

«Vinnikova accused that from March 2014 to may 2015 he instructed and persuaded the head of the Department of health to purchase at the auction of medical equipment for the Oncology center at an inflated price», — reported in Prosecutor’s office.

The source noted that the equipment was purchased.

According to him, currently Vinnikov is under recognizance not to leave.