MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia –
Source: Russia – Prosecutor Generals Office
The Deputy Prosecutor of the Republic of Buryatia has approved the indictment on criminal case against nine members of an organized group. Depending on the role and degree of participation they are accused of committing nine crimes, provided part 3 of article 260 of the criminal code (illegal felling of forest plantations, committed by an organized group in especially large size).According to investigators, the attacker in an organized group, which was created by a resident of Baikal area in the period from June to September 2019 committed illegal felling of forest plantations. The organizer was supervised by the activity, trying to find the place of cutting, provided the group members with chainsaws, trucks and tractor equipment, ensuring a smooth export and sale of illegally harvested wood, distributed the income.Activities of an organized group stopped by law enforcement officers as a result of operative-investigative activities.As a result of forest Fund suffered damages in the amount of 9.8 million rubles. For its compensation the court has seized property and cash belonging to the accused.Criminal case is directed in Pribaikalsky district court of the Republic of Buryatia for consideration on the merits.This and other news can be found on the information and communication service of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation “ETHER” at: efir.genproc.gov.ru
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.