Date: 2 months ago   Category: Politics

Geprokuratura demands to withdraw 1.5 billion rubles from the ex-governor of Mari El

The Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation appealed to court with the requirement to confiscate assets of the former governor of Mari El Leonid Markelov, the official representative of body Alexander Kurennoy reported. – The claim to the former head of Mari El Markelov for the address to income of the state of a housing estate in a nature protection zone, apartments and non-residential premises in Moscow and Mari El is sent to court, – he told. The total cost of assets which suggest to transfer to the state is estimated at 1.5 billion rubles, TASS reports. Earlier the court seized property of six companies belonging to Markelov's stepmother for the sum more than one billion rubles. The ex-governor was detained in the spring of 2017 on suspicion of bribery, abuse of authority and illegal storage of ammunition. Investigators completed the work on business in May, 2018. Plan to consider case in Mari El. It is opposed by prosecutor's office, considering that Markelov has close ties with the leaders of the republic. Photo: The government of Mari El to Share: State Office of Public Prosecutor Leonid Markelov of Mari El