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Investigation into the case of the former vice-speaker of Khural ended in Buryatia

Investigation into the case of the former vice-speaker of Khural ended in Buryatia
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The preliminary investigation into the fatal road accident, in which the former deputy chairman of the People's Khural of Buryatia Bair Zhambalov became a participant, has ended. In the near future, the case materials will be sent to the prosecutor for approval of the indictment.

According to the press service of the regional Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee, another participant in the case tried to incriminate himself and take the guilt of Zhambalov upon himself, but the investigators established that he was not involved in the incident. More than ten examinations and investigations were carried out in the case, more than 40 witnesses were interrogated, five inspections of the scene were carried out and an investigative experiment was organized, during which the situation on the highway during the accident was completely recreated. Searches and seizures, inspection of cars were also carried out in the case.

The victim and his representative got acquainted with the materials of the criminal case. Now this is done by the accused and his defenders.

The accident, in which a 17-year-old girl died, happened in January this. At first it was stated that it was done by businessman Galust Pilosyan, but in Zhambalov's car, so he was held in the criminal case as a witness. Then it turned out that a politician was still driving.

Zhambalov was charged with violating traffic rules while driving a vehicle, resulting in the death of a person. He also faces punishment for being left in danger.

The court sent Zhambalov under house arrest, this week it was extended. Policy  removed from office vice-speaker and demoted to an ordinary deputy. He will be finally expelled from the Khural if the court finds Zhambalov guilty.

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