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In the case of the detained member of the Federation Council (SF) Arashukov Rauf and his father, the adviser of the General Director of “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz” Raul Arashukov can also hold several heads of gas companies of the North Caucasus. This was announced by the representative of the Investigative Committee (IC) of Russia Svetlana Petrenko, reports on Wednesday, January 30, RIA Novosti.
According to her, the planned arrest of the head of “Gazprom gazoraspredelenie Astrakhan” Ruslan Archakov, the former head of “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Cherkessk” Guzer Khachukaev and CEO of the company “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Stavropol” and “Gazprom gazoraspredeleniye Stavropol” Igor Travinov and his first Deputy Nikolai Romanov. “In the framework of the criminal case about the theft of natural gas PJSC “Gazprom” at present, investigative actions are carried out with a number of heads of the enterprises of the gas industry of the North Caucasus Federal district”, — have specified in SK.
Petrenko has noticed that Arshakovich were accomplices in the regional structures of the fuel and energy complex (FEC), in particular, they helped to enter into contracts for the supply of a greater quantity of gas than was necessary. “Then they stole the gas, realizing it to companies and individuals for cash. They created the conditions for the theft of gas, supplied to a non-existent consumers,” she explained.
In SC added that Raul Arashukov also used his connections to appoint relatives and friends to positions in the structures of the North Caucasus TEK.
Earlier it became known that Arashukov Jr. pleaded not guilty of the alleged crimes.He stated that he is innocent and hopes for a fair trial.
Rauf Arashukov was arrested on 30 January at the meeting of SF in the presence of the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika and Chairman SK Alexander Bastrykin. The attorney General was read by the Senator from Karachay-Cherkessia list of charges, including assassinations and destabilization of the situation in the KCR. All members of the Council, except one abstention, voted for the removal Arashukova Jr. immunity.
Later in St. Petersburg, were also detained Raul Arashukov. According to investigators, he was involved in lasted for several years, the theft of natural gas worth more than 30 billion rubles.
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