The Interdistrict Court in Bezhetsk (Tver Region) refused to mitigate the punishment of the former head of the Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gaizer, who in 2019 was sentenced to 11 years in prison and a fine of 160 million rubles. This follows from the materials of the case, which are placed in the file of the court.
In April 2021, Gaizer was released from punishment due to the expiration of the statute of limitations in the case of abuse of power in the episode with land plots for development in Syktyvkar. According to the investigation, the official in 2013-2014 illegally instructed the head of the Syktyvkar city district Ivan Pozdeev to allocate land plots without bidding for the construction of apartment buildings on them in the interests of Alexander Olshevsky, General Director of the Business Alliance construction company. The city's budget was damaged in the amount of more than 8.7 million rubles.
On September 20, 2015, Gaizer was arrested on charges of fraud and organizing a criminal group. The court sentenced him to 11 years in prison and a fine of 160 million rubles. in a fraud case.
In June 2019, Gaizer was found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 11 years in prison and a fine of 160 million rubles. At the same time, the head of Komi was acquitted under the article on the creation and participation in an organized criminal community.
The defense and prosecution appealed against this sentence, but the court upheld it.