The lawyer of the ex-Minister of Economy of Dagestan was sentenced to colony :: Society :: RBC

Dagir Khasavov was accused of forcing the victim to testify, combined with blackmail. We are talking about a victim in a large-scale embezzlement case, in which the court found the former prime minister of Dagestan and the minister of economy guilty

Dagir Khasavov

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Lawyer Dagir Khasavov, who acted as a defender of the former Minister of Economy of Dagestan, was sentenced to six years in prison for being forced to testify. This was reported to RBC by the press service of the Izmailovsky court in Moscow.

“Dagir Khasavov was sentenced to six years in prison in a general regime colony,” the court said in a statement.

In addition to Khasavov, two more people were involved in the case of coercion to testify: former adviser to the chairman of the government of Dagestan Abdusalam Dzhamalutdinov and chief inspector of the Accounts Chamber of the Republic Vadim Yusufov. Dzhamalutdinov was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison, Yusufov – to three years, reports TASS.

Three defendants were found guilty of forcing the victim to give false testimony as part of an organized group, combined with blackmail and the threat of harm to health.

Khasavov’s lawyer Alexander Lebedev said that the defense intends to appeal the verdict, as he insists on his innocence, writes TASS.

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