MOSCOW, May 8 (RAPSI) - Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Moscow, a subsidiary of Russia's oil giant Gazprom, has filed a bankruptcy petition against Menshevik confectionary, which became the scene of shooting that led to the death of a guard in 2017, according to the Moscow Commercial Court’s records.
Earlier, the Ninth Commercial Court of Appeals upheld dismissal of another bankruptcy claim against Moscow’s confectionary
In March, a court extended detention of ex-owner of Menshevik Ilya Averyanov in a case over shooting on the factory’s premises until June 28.
According to investigators, on December 27, 2017, a conflict arose between former and current owners of the factory. Ex-owner Averyanov allegedly took out the gun and shot several times, fatally wounding a guard.
The defendant was charged with murder. However, he insists that he used the gun for the purposes of self-defense, and a shot was fired recklessly.