MOSCOW, May 6 (RAPSI) – The Moscow City Court on Monday upheld a 10.5-year prison sentence passed upon Maria Rebgun, the granddaughter of a reputable bankruptcy commissioner of Yukos oil company Eduard Rebgun, attempted murder and assault related to robbery, the court’s press service told RAPSI.
The sentence came into effect.
Moscow’s Koptevsky District Court convicted and sentenced Rebgun in January. Might-have-been killer Vlad Gorbakovsky was given 9 years in maximum security penal colony. Moreover, the court recovered 700,000 rubles ($11,000) from the defendants in favor of a victim in the case.
According to the prosecution, Rebgun has asked Gorbakovsky to cause bodily harm to her ex-boyfriend and to steal his cell phone for 150,000 rubles ($2,300). Later, the woman changed her plan and asked her accomplice to kill the victim. Investigators claim that Gorbakovsky has attacked Rebgun’s former boyfriend with an axe.
Gorbakovsky pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault related to robbery while Rebgun denied the charges but admitted negligence.