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The Moscow city court extended the arrest of ex-Senator Arashukova and his father

The Moscow city court at the request of the investigation extended the arrest of the former Senator Rauf Arashukov, his father Raul and three other defendants in the case about murder and participation in a criminal Association, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

"The court decided to satisfy the request of the investigation" - announced the decision judge Ekaterina Astafieva. Defendants who are held in jail for about a year and a half, will remain in custody until at least 24 Oct.

In addition, the court granted the request of the investigation against the former Deputy General Director of JSC "Gazprom gazoraspredeleniye Stavropol" Nicholas Romanov, Metrology branch of OOO "Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Stavropol" in Essentuki Igor Kaisheva and Deputy General Director of JSC "Gazprom gazoraspredeleniye Stavropol" Zamira Borsova.

Arashukov, at a meeting called "fantasies" the testimony of the witness about his involvement in the murder, and the consequences of – "lawlessness".

Earlier it became known that preliminary investigation is completed, the defendants and lawyers familiar with the materials. The defense will insist that the case was considered with participation of jurymen.

The consequence considers that Raul Arashukov as the head of criminal community, ordered, and his son Rauf, as a member of the gang, has organized the murder of Deputy Chairman of the youth movement "Adage of Chase" Aslan Zhukov and presidential adviser KCR of Frala Shebzukhova. Guilt they do not recognize. Ex-Senator in early April, was also charged with two episodes of abuse of authority and false accusation.

More than a year ago Arashukov Rauf, one of the youngest senators, was detained in the meetings of the Federation Council. Subsequently, the Federation Council stripped Arashukova the status of Senator. In Saint-Petersburg in the same case was detained by his father Raul Arashukov, of which the consequence considers as the Creator of the OPG. Taken into custody both Arashukova, their relatives and friends occupying high positions in the gas companies of the North Caucasus.

At the end of last year against Arashukova Sr. was initiated four new criminal case on embezzlement. We are talking about the transfer from the accounts of "Gazprom gas distribution Stavropol" about 760 million rubles on accounts of companies he controlled, as well as the theft of almost 16 million with fictitious employment in the same organization his wife and daughter. Both are wanted.