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The court extended the arrest of the defendant in the case of Sergei Furgal

The court extended the arrest of the defendant in the case of Sergei Furgal
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The Moscow Basmanny Court extended the arrest of former assistant governor of the Khabarovsk Territory Sergei Furgal in the State Duma, Andrei Karepov. He is accused of killing two or more persons in connection with their official activities.

As the TASS, Andrey Karepov is a defendant in the criminal case of Governor Sergei Furgal. The court extended his arrest until October 18. According to the materials of the criminal case, Karepov was an intermediary in the organization of the murders of entrepreneurs Yevgeny Zori and Oleg Bulatov in Khabarovsk in 2004-2005. The ex-assistant Furgal was detained in 2005, but then the criminal case against him was terminated. In 2019, the case was resumed, and Karepov was detained in the Khabarovsk Territory and transferred to Moscow.

Also involved in the case are the former business partner of Furgal, the former co-owner of the Amurstal plant Nikolay Mistryukov, whom arrested in 2019, Alteza CEO Andrei Paley and security inspector at Mendeleevo Airport in Yuzhno-Kurilsk Marat Kadyrov.

Governor Sergei Furgal detained on July 9. Him suspected of organizing attempted murder and murder a number of entrepreneurs in 2004-2005. By decision of the Basmanny court, the head of the Khabarovsk Territory arrested for two months. His lawyers are already filed an appeal to this decision.

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