Ex-principal of Russian school acquitted in extortion case
MOSCOW, August 10 (RAPSI) – A court in Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia has acquitted ex-school principal Marina Gederim charged with abuse of office in a case on extortions in a educational institution, the victim’s attorney Vitaly Zubenko has told RAPSI.
Prosecutors have demanded a 2-year suspended sentence for the defendant.
Earlier, victim Larisa Yakupova complained that the school authorities demanded money from parents for various needs including buying new school furniture and schoolbooks.
According to Zubenko, in 2017, Gederim asked parents of first-grade pupils to buy the furniture masquerading as voluntary donation.