The court detained the former acting mayor of Pyatigorsk Lev Travneve, who is suspected of abuse of office.

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“Today against the former head of the city-resort of Pyatigorsk investigation at the request of the city court chose a measure of restraint in form of detention”, — quotes TASS the press service of the Main Department of the MIA for the North Caucasian Federal district.

On 16 April it was reported that the head of Pyatigorsk, Andrey Skripnik left the post because of the situation with coronavirus. Acting head of Pyatigorsk Lev was appointed Travnet.

On 25 April it became known that in the Stavropol region opened a criminal case against Travneva suspected of excess of powers of office, he was detained for 48 hours.