"Decision of the Central District Court of 23 September against the accused Vedernikov a preventive measure in the form of detention for a period of 2 months, ie until November 22, 2020", - Interfax reports the words of assistant court Alena Zubova chairman.
Torop and Redkin were also arrested until November 22.
Let us remind you that Sergey Torop, who called himself Vissarion and claimed to be the embodiment of Jesus Christ, together with two other leaders - Vadim Redkin and Vladimir Vedernikov - was detained yesterday, on Tuesday.
In February, we will remind, representatives of the Church of the New Testament announced that the community was being searched by investigators in the framework of criminal cases of corruption and fraud against the leadership of Istoki, where children of community members study.
The arrests were carried out by officers of the FSB and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Investigators conducted searches of the homes of the detainees.
The UK reports that from 1991 to September 22, 2020 Torop, Redkin and Vedernikov led the Church of the Last Testament in the Kurgin district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Hurry called himself the Son of God - Christ. Investigators point out that in order to generate income from religious activities, they attracted money from their followers and used psychological violence against citizens who fell into their organization, as a result of which they received serious health damage.