Russian tycoon Magomedov denies corruption charges

MOSCOW, March 31 (Reuters) - Ziyavudin Magomedov, co-owner of Russia's Summa group, told a Moscow court on Saturday he denied charges of embezzlement brought against him.

Speaking from a cage in the courtroom at a pre-trial hearing, he said: "I categorically disagree with the charges presented....The prosecution case does not stand up to scrutiny." (Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya Writing by Christian Lowe, Editing by Angus MacSwan)