The fugitive head of Nizhny Novgorod for taking bribes promoted ritual business

Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against former head of administration of Nizhny Novgorod Oleg Kondrashov and Deputy Vladimir Privalov on suspicion of taking bribes of 17 million rubles from the representatives of the funeral business. About it “” reported in the press service of the Ministry on Thursday, April 19.

the Investigation is underway under article 290 of the criminal code of Russian Federation “bribe reception in especially large size”.

According to investigators, Kondrashov and halts in 2012-2013 received from the businessman personally and through intermediaries, bribes for the General protection and assistance in the field of the provision of funeral services, the allocation of land for the construction of the crematorium in Nizhny Novgorod.

currently, Kondrashov wanted, and halts and intermediaries — entrepreneurs Sergey Muravlev and Yuriy Grishin — arrested. They are charged with. The consequence has addressed in court with the petition for arrest of the defendants in the case.

In July 2015, the city Duma of Nizhny Novgorod prematurely sent to resignation Kondrashov in connection with an excited against him a criminal business about the abuse of power. According to investigators, in late 2014, the city administration has sold a municipal company TEK-NN for 52 million when the book value of its assets over 314 million rubles.

Oleg Kondrashov was elected head of administration of Nizhny Novgorod in December 2010. The term of office of the officer expires in September 2015.