The Moscow city court, having considered on Monday, September 4, appeal against the house arrest of Director Kirill Serebrennikov, who is accused of fraud in the amount of 68 million rubles, left the measure in force, but allowed him to walk from 18:00 to 20:00 in Khamovniki district.
About it writes on Monday, September 4, news Agency RIA Novosti.
«The decision of the Basmanny court of Moscow on election Serebrennikov accused a preventive measure in the form of house arrest to be upheld. The request of the lawyer Dmitry Kharitonov, representing the interests of the Director Serebrennikov, to permit the defendant walks, satisfied», – quotes the edition of the decree of the judge of Natalia Borisova.
As reports «Interfax» with reference to the lawyer
In the appeal lawyer also asked to cancel the house arrest and designate any measure not involving deprivation of liberty, said the Agency «Interfax» with reference to Dmitry Kharitonov.
Protection asked to release accused on bail to 68 million rubles, reports TASS.
«We are ready to pay the amount specified in the indictment – 68 million rubles.» – said Kharitonov, explaining that government has no such money, and expressing confidence within a fast enough period this amount will gather.
«The defence considers the decision of the Basmanny court was illegal and unfounded, believes that the measure of restraint is chosen without a legitimate reason. While the status of the witness, the obligation to appear, he did not break. Allegations that he had been hiding, are far-fetched,» said Kharitonov.
During the meeting pieces of silver, delivered a speech, transcript of which is published in the website of the TV channel «Rain».
«I’m an honest man. I always studied art, never been involved in politics, business, and personal enrichment. I live modestly, apartment — 44 square meters, quite small, no balcony. On those conditions, which are doomed to be hard for me. Of course, no complaints, it’s not in my nature. But I still cry out for mercy, asking the court to consider the requests of these people and the opportunity to apply to me another measure of restraint, rather than being in a solitary house arrest, especially without the ability to walk and even call a lawyer, and to understand this in the case, to adopt compassionate, fair decision», – with these words the Director has completed his speech.