the Former Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgal, who was arrested on suspicion of ordering the murder, ordered his lawyers to call him psychiatric help if he decides to confess. On Wednesday, July 22, according to “Kommersant”, citing a source.
Furgal noted that such recognition can only be made after the conclusion of judicial-psychiatric examination.
According to the lawyers of the former Governor to persuade their client to plead guilty, the investigation is trying to “neutralize” those lawyers who interfere with it.
According to the newspaper, the Investigative Committee of Russia has started to withdraw two of the four defenders of the accused Marina Gorbacheva and Maksim Samoilov. The reason for this was the “conflict of interest”. Previously, their services were asked by the relatives of the former partner Furgala business Mitrukova Nicholas, who gave testimony at the former Governor.
Collaboration lasted only two months. When the lawyers tried to go to Mastryukovo in jail “Lefortovo”, the accused passed through the administration, that their services are no longer needed now to protect him to be a lawyer provided for the purpose.
Soon Mistryukov agreed to cooperate with the investigation, pleaded guilty to murder and gave evidence at Furgala.
the Sources claim that in the same way the investigation is trying to develop and the ex-Governor. Under various pretexts, to take try and other advocates under the agreement, replacing more loyal to the investigation.
Furgala was detained in the night of 9 July on suspicion in attempt at murder of the businessman Alexander Smolsky and ordering the murders of two businessmen Eugene dawns and Oleg Bulatov — due to disagreements in business. Crimes were committed in 2004-2005 in the territory of the Khabarovsk territory and Amur region. The politician denies his guilt in crimes incriminated to it. According to him, the criminal case against him initiated by “certain officials who wanted to remove him from office”.