This was reported to RIA Novosti in the press service of the court.

"Yusupov Rustam Mansurovich, Romodanovsky Sergei Konstantinovich and Zhiryutin Andrei Semenovich were chosen a measure of restraint in the form of detention until January 10," the source said.

It is specified that, depending on their role, they are accused of organizing a criminal community, taking a bribe, falsifying evidence, illegal arrest or detention, bringing a knowingly innocent person to criminal responsibility or illegally initiating a criminal case.

Earlier, a court in St. Petersburg took into custody the assistant to the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Stanislav Orlov.