Vice-Governor of the Kemerovo region was placed under house arrest

The Central district court of Novosibirsk has sent under house arrest of the Vice-Governor of the Kemerovo region Alexander Danilchenko, passing on the case of extortion of shares of the mine Razrez Inskoy”, reports “RIA Novosti”.

The investigator applied on the conclusion Danilchenko into custody, but on Friday asked for house arrest. His decision, he explained that a number of key witnesses on business are already interrogated, so there is no need to detain him. On house arrest Danilchenko will be until January 13, 2017.

Danilchenko is one of the defendants in the case brought by the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) on November 14, the extortion of 51% of shares of JSC Razrez Inskoy”. Together with Danilchenko in the case are the head of the TFR in the Kuzbass Sergey Kalinkin, two of his subordinates, as well as Vice-Governor of the region Alexey Ivanov.