In Petersburg have detained suspects in the theft of budget funds

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotobanka police. Archival photoIn Petersburg have detained suspects in the theft of budget funds© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Two men suspected of embezzling 6.3 million roubles from the budget, detained in St. Petersburg, reports a press-service gumvd across Petersburg and Leningrad region.

«Two people have been arrested suspected of plunder of budgetary funds in especially large size. One of them, 40-year-old CEO of a commercial organization, the second – a previously convicted 46-year-old citizen from among the leadership of the municipal administration… charged two men who cashed the funds, thereby causing damage of more than 6.3 million rubles», — stated in the message.

The investigation established that in the framework of the contract between the municipality within the territory of the Nevsky district, and a commercial organization for the provision of services on sanitary cleaning and maintenance of territories with a budget of more than 6.3 million rubles. Subsequently, the money was cashed.

Within the brought business, law enforcement officers conducted 13 searches in offices and apartments of those who were involved in the crime.

The head of the company elected a measure of restraint in the form of house arrest, his accomplice was remanded in custody.

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