"God Kuzya" detained
Tagansky court of Moscow on the last working day of the week authorized the detention of an alleged leader of the sect Andrei Popov, known as " God Kuzma ".
currently Popov charged with fraud (assumes up to 10 years imprisonment). In addition, According to the investigator, the issue of indictments in the creation of a destructive cult (up to 4 years of imprisonment), RIA " Novosti ".
Guilt "God Kuzya" does not want to accept. The lawyers were asked to put Popova, which, According to protection, is a group II disability, visually impaired, under home detention. According to one of the 2 defenders Alexandra Klimova, Popov " does not want to disappear, but rather, cooperating with the investigation ". For its part, the investigation and the Prosecutor's office insisted on the arrest. On Thursday it was announced that the Moscow law-enforcement officers tied the organizer of the sect, calling themselves " God Kuzya ", and several of his closest aides. In the framework of the searches conducted by the employees of the Metropolitan police at the place of residence of the organizers branched destructive sects, seized about 43 million rubles and more than 100 thousand Dollars. Also selected personal computers and notebooks containing the so-called accounting entries that indicate illegal activity of members of the sect by taking money of the Residents. Regarding the leader of the sect prosecuted under the criminal code on the fact of " Fraud ". In the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) thanked the police for the detention of the founder of the sect Andrei Popov. It was noted that the sect used Orthodox paraphernalia for the hoax believers. The cult of "God Kuzi" ? destructive religious organization gurwitsch type, the adherents of which claim to be Orthodox believers. It is at the end of the previous century. Founder ? Andrei Popov ? at some point proclaimed himself "Roman Bishop" ordained in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. He served in a homemade "temple" in Lobnya near Moscow.