Became known to the defendants in the case about swindle in Minobra

the Tver court of Moscow extended the term of detention, the head of programmes in the field of science and education of Russian cooperation Mikhail Popov in the case of fraud 40 million rubles.

according to TASS, that the public was informed by press service of the court.

it is Noted that the issue of electing the measure of restraint to the official will be decided at a meeting on 6 July 2020. The deferred consideration was made at the request of the investigator in connection with the need to provide additional documents.

In the present case, the investigation asks the arrest of the Deputy Minister of science and higher education Marina Lukashevich.

Earlier, the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk has informed that criminal case of fraud after the theft of 40 million rubles from the Ministry of education and science.

According to investigators, in 2016, the head of the commercial organization, receiving budget money, made with the controlled entities a number of contracts for the provision of works to the Ministry of education, having no intention actually to do anything. The acceptance of work was carried out by an accomplice of the suspect who worked at the Ministry.