A court in Krasnoyarsk seized the property of Anatoly Bykov, a businessman and former deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, who is accused of committing a number of crimes, including incitement to murder (part 4 of Art. 33, clause “h” of Part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and leadership of a criminal community (part 1 of Art.210 of the Criminal Code), informs Interfax.
“In order to secure the verdict in terms of the civil claim of the injured party, the court granted the investigation’s petition to seize the property of the accused for a total amount of more than 49 million rubles,” the press service of the court said.
The inventory includes two land plots and one building.
In the summer of 2020, Bykov was charged with leading a criminal community (part 1 of article 210 of the Criminal Code). Later – in October 2020 – in incitement to commit murder for hire (part 4 of article 33, clause “h” of part 2 of article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
According to the investigation, on the basis of personal hostility, Bykov conceived the murder of a 42-year-old resident of the city of Krasnoyarsk, who was the founder of a company for the disposal of industrial waste.
According to the prosecution, the killer hired by Bykov first tracked down the victim, and then, near the descent to the garage array located at 66 Ada Lebedeva Street in Krasnoyarsk, he shot the man four times with a TT pistol and killed him. In the future, Bykov paid the performer part of the agreed amount – $ 10 thousand.
Anatoly Bykov was born in 1960 in the Irkutsk region. He graduated from the Krasnoyarsk Pedagogical Institute with a degree in physical education, managed to work at school, and in the 90s opened a business at the Krasnoyarsk aluminum plant. In 1992 Bykov became the owner of 10% of the plant, then increased the share to 28%.
From 1998 to 2000 Bykov was the chairman of the board of directors of KrAZ. From 1997 to 2016, Bykov was elected a deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. In 2013, he headed the regional branch of the Patriots of Russia party.
In October 2000, Bykov was arrested and accused of ordering the murder of one of his partners. At the time of his arrest, he was a deputy and majority shareholder of OJSC Krassenergomash, as well as a member of the Krasnoyarsk legislative assembly. In the summer of 2002, the Meshchansky Court of Moscow sentenced him to six and a half years probation for organizing an attempt on the life of “authoritative businessman” Vilor Struganov (Pasha Tsvetomuzyka). The assassination attempt was staged. In July 2003, Bykov received another year for hiding the traces of the murder of Oleg Gubin, but was amnesty.
On March 10, 2009, the ECHR granted Bykov’s complaint and awarded him € 26,000 in compensation. The court found that Bykov’s right to freedom and personal safety had been violated in Russia, as well as the lawful detention of a person suspected of committing an offense (Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights) and the right to respect for private and family life (Article 8 ). The ECtHR dismissed the complaint regarding the violation of Bykov’s rights to a fair trial (Article 6).