Zakharchenko requires a court to return nine billion rubles

Захарченко через суд требует вернуть девять миллиардов рублей

Former interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko, his relatives and friends seek the return of confiscated property, the cost of which exceeded nine billion. The lawsuits were filed in Nikulinskiy court of Moscow, told “Vedomosti” the lawyer Valery Tunikova.

Lawyers are asked to review the decision on again opened circumstances. In June Presnensky court of Moscow has justified Zakharchenko on key of the three corruption charges. He was acquitted of receiving a bribe of 800 thousand dollars from the restaurateur Mehdi Dossa.

Evidence that Zakharchenko was the owner of the disputed property based on the materials of the criminal case underlined in the complaint of the lawyers. They referred to the court when they made the conclusion that Zakharchenko long concealed from the service companies and their illicit proceeds.

Dmitry Zakharchenko held the position of Deputy head of Department of economic security interior of Russia. In September 2016, he was arrested. In December 2017 at the suit of the Prosecutor General, the court seized property Zakharchenko and his family, in particular eight billion rubles in cash, several apartments and four cars.

In June last year Zakharchenko was sentenced to 13 years in prison on charges of corruption and abuse of office. Later the term he reduced to six months.

In June 2018, Zakharchenko was asked to return his confiscated property. According to the former Colonel, seized cash was not material evidence in a criminal case. Earlier it became known that the Affairs Zakharchenko lost withdrawn from it 3 million euros.