In Khabarovsk criminal case upon felling the lake Amut

Case about abuse of authority when concluding the agreements on sanitary felling of the forest near the lake Amut, which is a natural monument, opened in Khabarovsk Krai, the press service of the Amur basin environmental Prosecutor's office.

According to authorities, the forest administration of the Khabarovsk Krai government in 2019 in violation of the law brought the state assignment on clear sanitary cuttings in a Sunny area to regional companies, "far Eastern base of aviation protection of forests". At the same time the air base was not required for this property and the state, prosecutors said.

The institution, according to the Agency, no procurement procedures concluded contracts in the wheelhouse with commercial organizations "Avtospetstekh" and "Madera", redistributing them money allocated as subsidies for execution of the given assignment. It is noted that contractors in some areas have cut down liquid wood, leaving trees of no value, plots of land from forest residue is not cleared. In this case the customer, without entering the place were acts of performance of work, prosecutors said.

Information about violations of the prosecutors handed over to SUCK Russia in the region.

"By results of consideration of materials of the Prosecutor's office on the fact of committing by an official of actions clearly beyond his powers and which entailed substantial violation of rights and legal interests of the state, a criminal case under part 1 of article 286 of the RF criminal code (exceeding official powers) ", - stated in the message.

The amount of damage caused to the state is not specified.

Natural monument "landslide lake Amut" is located on the lands of the state forest and water reserves. The lake is a tectonic rift between the basalt plateau of the late Cretaceous period in the Central part of the ridge Miao-Chan.