The lawyer called the decision of Cambodian authorities "unprecedented step"
Nov. 13 , 10:51 | Irina SHUVALOV
Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky , who was arrested in Cambodia was in a detention center for terrorists was transferred to a maximum security prison Prey Sar , located on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. One of the lawyers of the businessman , called the decision of the authorities "unprecedented step when it comes to extradition or deportation ."
According to opinion one of the businessman lawyers, the case is very famous, Polonsky was placed in jail for security reasons , or give him an opportunity to try to contest his extradition from Cambodia administratively. At court it can not be done
According to the lawyer, usually in the case of extradition, prisoner stays in an immigration detention center of the police , until the departure from the country.
The question about extradition to Russia will be decided in a court today in Cambodia. "In the case of a positive solution to this issue will be agreed terms and conditions of extradition," - said the official representative of the press center of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs .
"The court determines only one thing: the sufficiency or insufficiency of the grounds for granting the extradition. As for the detention of Sergei Polonsky used a warrant issued by a Cambodian court with the consent of the prosecutor's office , it has enough reasons for extradition to Russian , otherwise the warrant no one would have written out " - said the defender .
According to lawyers , a businessman was sent to the detention center of the Department to combat terrorism and international crime because of personal security . Advocates have argued that the reason for the beginning of the search was placed in the social network video where the Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs of Cambodia Phon Bunthal Polonsky extort $ 1 million for failure extradition to Russian authorities.
In Russia Sergei Polonsky on June 14...