The case of businessman Bykov will be considered by a jury

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The case of the Krasnoyarsk businessman Anatoly Bykov on the organization of the murder of two people will be considered by a jury. Lawyer Alexei Prokhorov told TASS on Thursday, March 18.

According to the defense attorney, a session of the court of six jurors has already been scheduled.

Bykov is accused of committing a crime under Art. 17, pp. “Z”, “n” art. 102 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR (“Organization of the murder of two persons”).

It was reported that the case will be considered on the merits in the Sverdlovskiy District Court of Krasnoyarsk.

On January 25, it became known about the confirmation of the indictment against the businessman.

Earlier, on January 21, the main investigation department of the Investigative Committee for the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Republic of Khakassia reported that the totality of the collected evidence – interrogations, confrontations, verification of testimony on the spot, searches, seizures and others – established the businessman’s involvement in the crime.

Bykov was detained on May 7, 2020, searches were carried out in his houses. Later, the investigation charged him with organizing the 1994 murder of two Krasnoyarsk residents – Kirill Voitenko and Alexander Naumov. In early September, he was finally charged.

At the same time, on October 27, the businessman was suspected of another crime – tax evasion. According to the investigation, in 2017-2019 Bykov, as an individual, did not pay additional taxes by more than 65 million rubles. And in 2017, as an individual entrepreneur, he did not pay more than 12 million rubles to the state.