Protection of defendants in the high profile case of the thief in law Zakhary Kalashov (Shakro Young) announced the substitution of the charges that may entail the recognition of the authority of the verdict and its supporters are illegal. On Wednesday, may 16, counsel for Alexander gofshtein said “Moskovsky Komsomolets”.
As follows from the published article in April 2017 all defendants were charged in the final version, and their defenders handed copies of the charges. However, after in September of the same year the case came to the court for consideration on the merits, the lawyers saw that the charge is there, different from what is presented to them.
“There are significant inconsistencies. (…) The huge number of discrepancies in the names, surnames, dates and so on,” said gofshtein.
According to the defense defendants in the case Shakro, such differences can be classified as a forgery that falls under article 292 of the criminal code. The publication notes that from the point of view of the law, this situation should result in a return of case for additional investigation.
March 29, Nikulinskiy district court of Moscow sentenced Shakro for extortion to 9 years and 10 months of imprisonment in a colony. Approximate kingpin, crime boss Andrew Kochunov (Italian) was sentenced to 8 years and 10 months in prison. Also various terms have been and the other 14 defendants in the case.
March 28, the court acknowledged Shakro guilty of extortion. The judge was also confirmed the dominant role of Shakro in the criminal world of Russia, which he took after the death of mafia boss Aslan Usoyan (Grandfather Hasan) in 2013.