Vartan Astrophoto: primecrime.ru
The Moscow city court rejected the complaint of protection to prolongation of arrest of the kingpin of Vardan Asatryan, the advocates of which believe his detention is part of the “cleansing” of the capital before the 2018 world Cup. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“The decision of Presnensky court of Moscow of 18 June on the extension of detention against the accused Asatryan to 7 August 2018 to leave without change, the appeal complaint without satisfaction”, — said the judge.
About the arrest of 56-year-old Asatryan, known in criminal circles as BCE, it became known on April 23. Crime boss was arrested by the operatives during the personal search he had found 15 grams of heroin. BGE was charged with illegal possession of drugs in large size. If the fault of the former kingpin is proved, to it threatens till 10 years of imprisonment.
According to IA “Prime Crime”, BGE was rasarnava (deprived of thieves title) in 2008, Aslan Usoyan (Ded Hasan) for abducting children for ransom, involvement in which the authority did not recognize. After the murder of Usoyan in January 2013 BGE tried to regain the title. However, this was opposed by the thief in the law Sergey Asatryan (Sturgeon Jr.), who beat BGE in the presence of other thieves.
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