The mayor of Makhachkala Hasanov was placed under house arrest

Мэра Махачкалы Гасанова поместили под домашний арест

A court in Makhachkala sent temporarily fulfilling duties of the mayor under house arrest for 10 days. Of Abusupyan Gasanov suspected of abuse of power, according to the Agency TASS.

If within 10 days the mayor will not face charges, the arrest can extend to two months, said in court.

Hasanov was detained on 7 November. In the Federal security service said that the occasion was an auction for the execution of road construction works. According to the source “Kommersant”, the acting mayor did that before the competition allowed only the company Dormost.

The damage from the actions Hasanov is estimated at 35 million rubles.

Abusupyan Gasanov took the post of mayor in January of this year, when the mayor of Makhachkala, Musa Musayev was detained on charges of embezzlement in operations with land plots. In October he was sentenced to four years in prison.