The Moscow City Court recognized the arrest of the ex-governor of the Penza region as legal

Note that in June the court classified the case of Belozertsev. Plot Criminal case against Penza Region Governor Ivan Belozertsev

The Moscow City Court recognized as lawful the extension until the end of February of the arrest of the former head of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev, accused of corruption crimes, RIA Novosti reports. Recall that Belozertsev and other defendants in the case were detained in March. In total, six people appear in the case, none of them plead guilty. The ex-head of the region is charged with receiving money and other valuables in the amount of more than 31 million rubles as a bribe. Источник In December, the Moscow City Court left the head of the group of pharmaceutical companies under arrest “Biotek” Boris Shpigel in the case of a bribe to the former head of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev. The press service of the court told the agency that the appeals Belozertsev's defense to cancel the court order to extend the ex-governor's detention, as well as to transfer the case for a new trial to the court of first instance, were left without satisfaction.