VLADIVOSTOK, December 3 (Itar-Tass) — Investigators of Russia’s Primorye look into the disappearance of Dmitry Suleyev, deputy of the Vladivostok city legislature, senior aide to the head of the regional investigative department, Avrora Rimskaya, told Tass on Monday. She said Suleyev’s wife reported on his disappearance earlier on Monday.
So far it is premature to draw any conclusions as to whether he was abducted or not, Rimskaya said.
On October 14, Dmitry Suleyev was elected deputy of the city duma from the United Russia Party. He won in his constituency, getting 47 percent of the vote. Suleyev is chairman of the committee for economic policy and municipal property in the city parliament.
Earlier, Suleyev was defendant in a criminal case over abuse of power. According to investigators, he sold a boiler house and a pharmaceutical plant belonging to Farmtop Company he led at the time contrary to the interests of the company, thus inflicting the damage of 160 million roubles to it. Early this year the case was discontinued as the statute of limitation had expired.