The Presnensky District Court of Moscow on Wednesday ordered the detention until July 25 of Moscow investigator Sergei Sergeyev who stands charged with taking a $1 million bribe, a RAPSI correspondent reports from the courtroom.
The court has thus supported prosecutors’ allegations that Sergeyev attempted to evade the investigation and influence witnesses and victims.
The defendant complained about severe headaches, the result of a trauma, and asked the court not to place him in detention. His defense lawyer insisted on house arrest.
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