Protection will appeal against sentence eks-the head of region of Dagestan

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated in fotobabble the head of the Kizlyar district of Dagestan Andrey Vinogradov. Archival photo.Protection will appeal against sentence eks-the head of region of Dagestan© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated the image Bank

Lawyers are appealing the conviction of a former head of the Kizlyar district of Dagestan Andrey Vinogradov convicted of a number of grave and especially grave crimes, told reporters protector Vinogradova Murat Musayev.

Severo-the Caucasian district military court on Thursday sentenced Vinogradov to 15 years in a strict regime colony.

«Naturally, we will submit the appeal… we Will raise the question of the abolition of the sentence and the pronouncement of acquittal,» said he. The lawyer said that, in his opinion, even procedural opponents understand the innocence of the defendant. «In comparison with such accusations it is soft punishment, if such a word can apply. This means the Prosecutor and the court understand that this is an innocent man, otherwise he would sit for life,» said Musayev.

According to the court, Vinogradov was charged with encroachment on life of law enforcement officer, financing terrorism and aiding and abetting in the infringement of life of law enforcement officer and aiding and abetting in the attempted murder. Presumably, the crimes he committed in the period from January 2004 to August 2010.

As reported by the RF IC case was brought after the murder in 2010, Deputy head of the center for combating extremism of the interior Ministry for Dagestan, and the assassination of the Deputy head of the administration of Kizlyar. The latter testified against Vinogradova, claiming that the attack happened after his run-ins with Vinogradov at the rally in Kizlyar. According to investigators, Vinogradov 100 thousand dollars ordered his death, and for the execution of the crime turned to a subversive terrorist group.

In early February of this year Severo-the Caucasian district military court began hearing the merits of the case. Vinogradov has declared that does not plead guilty to any of the incriminated articles. Prosecutor in the debate, asked the court to appoint Vinogradov 13 years of strict regime colony.

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