Arrested ex-mayor of Blagoveshchensk announced his candidacy to the state Duma


Migulya received the status of the proposed candidate to the State Duma, since the electoral Commission took from him the relevant documents, said the Agency “Interfax” the Secretary of regional election Committee Tatiana nyrkova.

According to her, the former mayor of Blagoveshchensk are waiting for registration as a candidate. At the next meeting Migulya can get permission to open special election accounts.

The former head of the Blagoveshchensk is suspected of committing a crime under article 285 of the Russian Criminal code (exceeding official powers). According to investigators, in 2006 from the city budget had been illegally allocated to a 46.6 million rubles, received by the owner of the automobile bridge through the river Chigirinka, which Migulya acquired municipal property. In addition, the administration of Blagoveshchensk was suspected of selling large plots of land at a lower price.

Migulya was dismissed by the Governor of the Amur region on 26 April 2010 for failure to execute a court decision on reinstatement of the Director of the municipal enterprise “Funeral services” Galina Sysoc.

Later, the ex-mayor was declared in the international search. He was detained on may 12 of this year.