The Dzerzhinsky District Court in St. Petersburg arrested Oleg Koval, deputy prime minister of the Leningrad region for housing and communal services and energy, who is charged with organizing large scale scams, reports TASS.
"Choose a detention measure in the form of detention," Judge Vladimir Vasjukov said, making a decision. Koval was arrested by March 28.
According to the agency, the defendants' lawyers asked the court to choose Kovalju a less restrictive measure – home detention or bail in the amount of 10 million rubles.
The publisher was ready to become retired Vladimir Chernyayev, who previously worked in a large construction holding company in the north-western federal district – the LSR group. Cherniaev announced a willingness to pay a deposit of 47 million rubles at the meeting.
Oleg Koval was arrested on the morning of January 29th. In the press service of the Leningrad region government, RBC said he was detained in connection with the case in the case concerning his work in the structures of Gazprom. From 2009 to 2014 he was the Deputy General Director of Gasprom Gas Distribution.