The environmental prosecutor’s office conducted an audit of compliance with the requirements of the forest legislation. It has been established that on the territory of the Simferopol forestry, in the absence of a positive conclusion of the state examination of the forest development project, as well as without filing an appropriate declaration, trees and shrubs of various species were illegally cut down 26.
As emphasized in the prosecutor’s office, the damage caused by illegal actions exceeded 1.1 million rubles.
Based on the materials of the prosecutor’s check sent to the preliminary investigation body, a criminal case was initiated under Part 3 of Art. 26 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (illegal logging of forest plantations, committed on an especially large scale) , — reported in the supervisory department.
The investigation of a criminal case is controlled by the prosecutor’s office.