It is established that a 58-year-old local resident, without permits for felling and processing wood, cut down more than 300 trees of various species in the forest massif of the Mostovsky District. The total damage amounted to over 6 million 300 thousand rubles.
At present, a criminal case has been initiated against the suspect by the investigative unit of the MIA of Russia Division for the Mostovsky District on the grounds of the crime provided for in part 3 of Article 260 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Illegal felling of forest plantations”. The sanctions of this article provide for a maximum punishment in the form of imprisonment for up to seven years. For the period of the preliminary investigation, the suspect was subjected to a preventive measure in the form of a written undertaking not to leave the place and to behave properly.
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