Source The Nizhny Novgorod Regional Court overturned the second conviction of public activist Radzhab Radzhabov, who was convicted of extorting a stake in a firm. According to the plot of the accusation, in November-December 2020, the man demanded the transfer of 30% of the shares of LLC Quarry Malokozinsky with a market value of over 7 million rubles. from the owner of the company Sergey Bogomolov. For this, the defendant promised to stop threatening the businessman with the dissemination of information discrediting him and to write complaints to various government agencies against the businessman and his relatives. The defendant complained to law enforcement agencies, according to some of his statements, criminal cases were previously initiated. According to him, the merchant did not give him the agreed share for the construction to the crankcase.
Earlier, Radzhab Radzhabov was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for extorting property on an especially large scale, but the prosecutor's office appealed the verdict, asking him to toughen the man punishment up to 7 years in prison. However, as reported by the press service of the Nizhny Novgorod Regional Court, Radjabov's sentence was canceled and the criminal case was sent for a new trial in a different composition of the court. , was canceled as illegal. Thus, the activist known for his complaints about Nizhny Novgorod officials and security forces will be tried in the Nizhny Novgorod District Court for the third time. The man changed his position from admitting guilt to proving his innocence; he has been in jail for almost two years. The general director of the Real-Invest group, Lev Tarabarin, who is a witness in his case, does not consider Radzhab Radzhabov an extortionist, but suggested that he turned influential people against himself with constant complaints.