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MOSCOW, July 4 (Itar-Tass) - Civil Platform leader Mikhail Prokhorov will ask the Yaroslavl court on Thursday not to place under arrest mayor Yevgeny Urlashov, suspected of attempted bribe-taking. "Prokhorov signed the petition on Thursday morning; he is ready to be Urlashov's bail bondsman. The lawyers are drawing the necessary documents," Civil Platform spokeswoman Tatyana Kosobokova told Itar-Tass.
According to media reports, the trial that will set the restraint for Urlashov will be held in the next two days. Since yesterday, the mayor is being held held in temporary detention."Such a way of limiting freedom of distinguished members of society who are not suspected of murder, but of economic crime, the party deemed inadequate commission of offense," - said Kosobokova.
The mayor of Yaroslavl Yevgeny Urlashov was arrested last night by the police. Urlashov and his subordinates are suspected of extorting 45 million rubles. As reported today by the Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Yaroslavl region, a criminal case "against Urlashov, Deputy Mayor Dmitry Donskov, the agency head of the Municipal City Hall orders Maxim Poykalaynen, adviser to the mayor Alexei Lopatin are suspected of committing an offense under Part 3 of Art. 30, Part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code / "attempt to bribe a group of persons by prior agreement with extortion, committed on a large scale" /. "It is also a criminal case against a 34-year resident of the Yaroslavl region, which is suspected of attempted mediation in bribery / Part 3 of Art. 30, Part 4 of Art. 291.1 of the Criminal Code / ", says the Department.