The Statute of limitations on the alleged the Governor of the Khabarovsk Krai Sergey Furgal articles is 15 years. The chances of the head region to go to prison praised in an interview with TASS the head of the bar Association “Foks” (Primorsky Krai) Andrey Belovodsky.

“the Alleged Furgala article 105 of the criminal code ("Murder") is considered a serious or very serious, depending on the items and sub-items”, — he said. Under article 78 of the criminal code (“Exemption from criminal liability in connection with the expiration of the limitation period”), persons exempted from criminal liability if from the date of Commission of the offence 10 years for serious and 15 years for particularly serious crimes.

Crimes were committed in 2004-2005 in the territory of the Khabarovsk territory and the Amur region, that is, from the date of their Commission was 15 and 16 years old.

However, as he explained, if the Statute of limitations on the crimes has passed, the court will still review the case and only the verdict will be able to release the defendant from liability.

Part of the article, which is charged with Furgala, shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of eight to twenty years with restriction of liberty for a term of one year to two years, or life imprisonment or the death penalty (moratorium). The question of the application of the Statute of limitations for felony crimes against person and public security punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty, decided by the court in each case individually.

About the detention of Furgala’s Investigative Committee announced earlier on July 9. He is suspected of 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. He acted the part of an organized criminal group. In addition Furgala was detained and arrested four active members of an organized group.