Ex-mayor of Penza Alexander Pashkov indicted
Penza, 12 August 2016. PenzaNews. Yulia Pilyasova told PenzaNews, the charge based on p.4 Art.159 of the Criminal Code “Fraud” and p.4 Art.160 of the Criminal Code “Misappropriation or Embezzlement” was brought against the ex-mayor of Penza, former deputy chairman of the regional government Alexander Pashkov on Thursday, August 11.
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“When the defendant and his lawyer study the case materials, it will be sent to the court,” the agency interlocutor explained.
According to her, it is unclear yet which court will hear the case.
As PenzaNews reported earlier, on 20 December 2015, the media reported that the former Penza mayor and ex-deputy chairman of the regional government Alexander Pashkov has been arrested by the FSB in Moscow.
On December 21, Sergei Maslov, press secretary of the Pervomaisky area court, announced that Alexander Pashkov, who is suspected of committing a crime that falls under Part 4, Art. 159 of the Criminal Code (“Fraud”), was arrested for 2 months.
According to unconfirmed information, Alexander Pashkov is accused of large-scale fraud during the construction of the perinatal center. As of currently, the Penza region Investigative Committee issued has issued no comment on Alexander Pashkov’s arrest or the charges against him.