Andrew Popovoto: Mikhail Voskresensky / RIA Novosti
Prosecutor in the debate of the parties in the Presnensky court of Moscow has asked to convict and sentence leader of the sect “God Kuzi” Andrei Popov to seven years in a General regime colony. On Wednesday, July 11, reports TASS.
In addition, he asked to be sentenced to real terms and other defendants in the case: the chief accountant of the sect Galina Markevich — five years, Hope Rozanov, and Jeanne Polushkino to six. The verdict against Popov will announce on July 16.
The interior Ministry announced the completion of the investigation in the case of “God Kuzi” 19 Sep 2016. Popov and his accomplices charged under articles 159 of the criminal code (“Fraud”) and 239 of the criminal code (“Creation of religious or public Association whose activity involves violence against citizens or otherwise causing harm to their health, and the leadership of such Association”). Popov does not admit his guilt.
In seven apartments, which, according to investigators, are related to his sect, as a result of the raids seized more than 43 million rubles and more than 100 thousand dollars. In addition, it was found specific literature and exotic animals.
Andrei Popov, who calls himself “God Kuzey”, founded the sect Patriarch in 1990-ies. Meeting of his followers held including Bolshoy kondratyevskiy pereulok, whence arose another name for the Union — “Kondraty”. Popov also known for a love of exotic animals and the fact that he made himself a harem of female assistants.
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