MOSCOW, April 28 (RAPSI) – Investigation into criminal cases against Mayor of Troitsk, a town in Russia’s Chelyabinsk Region, Alexander Vinogradov and his deputy, who stand charged with abuse of office, has been completed, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports.

According to investigators, in 2019, the defendants abused their power by initiating the conveyance of the economic entity’s property complex facilities to another enterprise that resulted in violation of the economic entity’s rights.

Their cases are to be transferred to prosecution for the indictment approval, the statement reads.

Vinogradov was arrested in March 2014. He has acted as Mayor of Troitsk since 2014.