Ex-chairman of the Duma of Chukotka Maslov was detained in the case of abuse of power A case of abuse of power was opened against Alexander Maslov. According to the Investigative Committee, he illegally received bonuses as chairman of the Duma. The department estimated the damage from his actions at 9 million rubles.
Siloviks detained the former chairman of the Chukotk Autonomous Okrug Duma Alexander Maslov at the Anadyr airport, his lawyer Dmitry Kalinin told TASS.
“ He was charged under Part 2 of Art. 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ('abuse of office by a person holding a public office of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation'). My client did not admit his guilt '', & mdash; said the lawyer. The investigation believes that Maslov, being the chairman of the Duma, illegally received bonuses, the damage to the regional budget from his actions amounted to about 9 million rubles.
The Investigative Committee intends to ask the court to arrest Maslov.
The chairman of the State Duma committee on information policy, information technology and communications, Alexander Khinshtein, said in his Telegram, citing operational data, that Maslov planned to fly to Moscow in order to then hide. According to the deputy, Maslov three times ignored the summons for interrogation to the investigator.
Earlier Khinshtein reported that Maslov was being tested for involvement in other crimes. Among them & mdash; illegal receipt of additional payments from the Pension Fund and the “ golden parachute. ''
Maslov was the chairman of the Duma of the Chukotka Autonomous District of the sixth convocation from the Western three-mandate constituency No. 2 since 2016, he left this position in September 2021 … Valentina Rudchenko now holds the post of chairman of the regional parliament.
In November, Khinshtein announced that Maslov had been relieved of his post as secretary of the regional branch of United Russia, but he is listed in this position on the party's website.
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