The Kabardino-Balkaria investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee are investigating a criminal case against former Chairman of Kabardino-Balkaria’s Government Ivan Gerter, suspected of swindling (part 4 of article 159 of the RF Criminal Code).
According to investigators, in 2009, Gerter being Head of Administration of Prokhladnensky municipal district of Kabardino-Balkaria was illegally registered as a person in need of improved housing conditions. After that he was provided with a four-room flat in the town of Prokhladny as an employer-rented housing. Later, in May 2010, the local administration represented by First Deputy Head and Gerter, without the latter submitting an application about purchasing housing as a property, a certificate from previous place of residence on his not using the right on privatization, concluded an agreement on transferring the property to his ownership. In August 2010, he received a certificate on state registration of right to this property. In March 2011, he illegally sold the privatized flat to a woman from the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. As a result Gerter got illicit profit of 2.5 million rubles.
The Gerter’s illicit actions substantially violated the rights and legal interests of two participants of elimination of accident in Chernobyl, who had been in the line for flats since 2011, and inflicted damage of 2 million 585 thousand rubles to Prokhladnensky municipal district of Kabardino-Balkaria.
At present to ensure reimbursement of the damage in the form of the illegally privatized flat, ensure implementation of the sentence of the suit, other material recoveries, the investigators had arrest the abovementioned property. Nalchik city court satisfied the investigators’ petition to arrest the flat, owned earlier by Ivan Gerter. Investigation is to be continued.