MOSCOW, July 31 (RAPSI) – Investigators have asked the Babushkinsky District Court of Moscow to detain the chairman of the Tretyakov & Partners law firm Igor Tretyakov arrested as part of a criminal case over embezzlement of 330 million rubles ($5.2 million) from Roscosmos state space corporation, the press-service of the court has told RAPSI.

The relevant documents have already reached the court.

Earlier, the court detained two other defendants in the case, head of the S.A. Lavochkin Scientific Union Sergey Lemeshevsky and head of the Union’s legal department Yekaterina Averyanova. All of them are charged with embezzlement.

According to investigators, three defendants of the case have stolen assets of Roscosmos by signing fraudulent contracts with the law firm.