Ex-manager of Moscow recreation park receives suspended sentence for abuse of office
MOSCOW, September 5 (RAPSI) – Ex-director of Moscow’s Fili park for recreation and leisure Pavel Strizhov has received a 2-year suspended sentence for abuse of authority, the press service of the Moscow prosecutor’s office reports Wednesday.
The Dorogomilovsky District Court of Moscow has also prohibited Strizhov from holding senior positions in state-financed institutions for 2 years, the statement reads.
According to investigators, Fili concluded contracts with contracting companies on work performance in the park on a long-term basis. However, required equipment was not supplied and the works were not fulfilled. Nevertheless, Strizhov acting as the park’s director paid delivery of equipment and performance of work in excess of 26 million rubles ($380,400).