5 Oct 2010
Investigation of the case of the illegally hunting bureaucrats in Altai has been extended until January 2011
Altapress.ru recently learned that the investigative agencies extended the investigation period until Jan 5, 2011 in the case of the bureaucrats for illegally hunting Red Book species from an Mi-171 helicopter in Kosh-Agach Rayon in Altai Republic.
As of now the accused (Anatoly Bannykh, Nikolai Kapranov, and Boris Belinsky) and their lawyers are acquainting themselves with the case materials and the law on illegal hunting (Criminal Code chapter 2, article 258). After that the case will be sent on to the prosecutor and then to court.
Translation courtesy of Jennifer Castner, The Altai Project.