The Basmanny Court of the capital of the Russian Federation decided to extend the arrest of ex-deputy head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Andrei Gurovich, who is accused of abuse of authority, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the court.
The petition the investigation sent an extension of the arrest. He was satisfied in court.
The preventive measure was extended until December 11.
As previously reported in the UK, due to Gurovich’s actions during the construction of a field hospital for coronavirus patients in the Murmansk region, the budget region suffered damage in the amount of more than 323 million rubles. According to the investigation, Gurovich knew that the building was erected with violations, but did not take measures to effectively spend budget funds. They decided not to open the constructed hospital and eventually dismantled it.
Gurovich, who was released from his post in May of this year, faces up to 10 years in prison. He offered to replace his term in prison with participation in a special operation.
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