The court convicted a 48-year-old deputy of the State Assembly of Altai (El Kurultai) of rape of a minor (paragraph “a” of part 3 of article 131 of the Criminal Code) and depraved acts on a child under 16 years of age without the use of violence (part 1 of article 135 of the Criminal Code). He was sentenced to eight years and six months in a strict regime colony, the Investigative Committee for the Altai Territory reported.
According to the investigation, in 2019, in the city of Barnaul, a deputy raped his wife’s 14-year-old niece. The girl told about the crime only in 2021. “During the preliminary investigation, the man refused to testify, using Art. 51 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The investigation collected sufficient evidence, which the court took into account by imposing a sentence of eight years and six months on the defendant in a strict regime colony, with deprivation of the right to hold certain positions for a period of five years and restriction of freedom for two years,” the statement said. SC.
The name of the man in the materials of the Investigative Committee is not specified. However, the local news agency “Bankfax” was specified in the Central District Court of Barnaul that the verdict in the criminal case was handed down to Alexander Korshak, a member of the committee on legislation, law and order and local self-government. Sources of Kommersant-Siberia also spoke about him. The deputy was elected in 2019 from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation in a single-mandate constituency in the Maiminsky district, in November of the same year he left the communist faction and moved to independent deputies.