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Furgal's lawyers demand again to release him under house arrest

Furgal's lawyers demand again to release him under house arrest
Photo: press service of the Basmanny Court

The lawyers of the ex-governor of the Khabarovsk Territory, Sergei Furgal, again demand that he be released under house arrest. The defense today appealed the decision to extend his arrest.

It is reported TASS with reference to lawyer Alexander Startsev. The defense is seeking from the Moscow City Court to change the measure of restraint from detention in a pre-trial detention center to house arrest with a place of residence in Moscow with relatives.

A day earlier, the Basmanny Court of Moscow extended the period of arrest the former governor of the Khabarovsk Territory Sergei Furgal until June 8. The Investigative Committee of Russia applied for an extension of the term of detention.

The former head of the region will be accused in organizing contract killings... The final charge was brought against him on February 3, delayTable took place on July 9.

Former Governor pleads not guilty and refuses conclude a pre-trial agreement... investigative committee extended the investigation period until May 8, 2021.

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