Basmanny court of Moscow has placed under house arrest the former head of the Komi Republic, eks-the Senator Vladimir Torlopov, the correspondent from the courtroom.
Together with Vyacheslav Gaizer, who changed Torlopova as Governor, he created a criminal organization of officials in the region and commit fraud in especially large size the official report of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
Now Torlopova is formally charged under article 210 and 159 of the Criminal code (creation of criminal community and fraud). As reported by the court investigator, the former Governor admitted his guilt during the interrogation.
As believes a consequence, Torlopov, the head of the crime together with the former Deputy, Vyacheslav Gaiser. Law enforcement authorities estimate the damage from the actions of organized crime groups is not less than 2.5 billion rubles.
Torlopov head of Komi was eight years, from 2002 to 2010. After that it was replaced by Vyacheslav Gaizer. He Torlopov in 2010 became a member of the Federation Council, in September, Dmitry Shatokhin succeeded him in the upper house.
Gaiser was arrested in September last year and was placed under arrest. He is accused of committing crimes under four articles of the criminal code — the establishment of a criminal Association, receiving a bribe in especially large size, legalization of proceeds of crime, and fraud (article 210, 290, 174.1 and 159 of the criminal code).