MOSCOW, August 18 (RAPSI) – The Presnensky District Court of Moscow has sentenced fashion model Olga Sintyureva to 4 years in jail in a case over theft of 22 million rubles (about $300,000) from a lawmaker of the lower house of Russia’s Parliament Sergey Zhigarev, the court press service informs RAPSI.
The defendant was found guilty of grand theft and is to spend 4 years in a general regime penal colony.
Nevertheless, the court ruled to drop the charges of libel and witness tampering brought against the model.
Sintyureva is to serve her sentence since the date her child is 14 years old.
Yet another defendant in the case, Ibragim Dudayev, was also sentenced to 4 years in a general regime penal colony.
The court established that the defendants entered the apartment of Zhigarev and stole the money kept in his safe.