Prosecutor asks court to imprison former Makhachkala mayor for 5 years
MOSCOW, October 3 (RAPSI) – A prosecutor has asked the Sovetsky Сourt in Makhachkala to sentence the former mayor of Dagestan’s capital Musa Musayev charged with abuse of office resulting in grave consequences to 5 years in prison, the court’s press-service has told RAPSI.
The case is being reviewed under a special procedure, without studying the evidence. The next hearing in the case is set for October 12.
Investigators claim that in March 2016, the defendant transferred a municipal land plot with an area of about 17,500 square meters to the Construction and Industrial Joint-Stock Complex for 1.1 million rubles ($17,000).
According to an expert opinion, the market value of this plot reaches over 81 million rubles (about $1.3 million). Musayev has violated legally protected interests of the state and caused damage to the budget of Republic of Dagestan estimated at around 80 million rubles, the investigators’ statement reads.
As part of the case, investigators conducted searches at Musayev’s subordinates.