The decision was taken by the Leninsky District Court of the city. This is reported by the regional prosecutor’s office.
“It was established that Arapov illegally acquired and registered an apartment, a car, land plots, a residential building, shares in the authorized capital of organizations, non-residential premises worth more than 100 million rubles in the name of trusted persons,” the report says.
In this regard, in May 2021, the prosecutor’s office filed a lawsuit to recover and transfer to the state ownership of the said property, which was legally registered with relatives and third parties and actually belonged to the former official. The court granted the requirements of the supervisory authority.
Yevgeny Arapov was sentenced to four and a half years in prison and a fine of 15 million rubles. in August 2020. Also, the ex-mayor was deprived of the right to hold positions in the civil service and in local self-government for five years. Yevgeny Arapov was found guilty of creating a commercial company through a nominee, of taking a large bribe, and of taking a bribe in the form of illegal granting of property rights on an especially large scale (Part 1 of Article 173.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, paragraph “c” part 5 article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, part 6 article 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
After that, it became known that the court granted the request of the ex-mayor’s lawyer for parole. Yevgeny Arapov served a sentence of more than three years. He fully repaid the fine in the amount of 15 million rubles. However, the prosecutor’s office decided to challenge the decision on parole.