Brother accused of receiving a bribe in especially large size the Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh, Alexander White dismissed from bodies of Prosecutor’s office on their own. About this informed the official representative of the Prosecutor General Aleksandr Kurennoy. According to him, White wrote a statement on June 28.
The successor of Alexander White has not yet been appointed, said Kurennoy.
White was appointed chief of the office of the Prosecutor General in the Volga Federal district in June 2015. Before this in 2009 he led the Prosecutor’s office of Perm region. In 2007, he received a commendation from the attorney General.
On Friday, June 24, Kirov Governor Nikita Belykh was arrested in Moscow on suspicion of taking bribes worth a total of €400 thousand On the next day he was arrested until the end of August the decision of the Basmanny court of Moscow. Later his lawyers appealed the decision.
In conversation with members of the PMC Zoya Light and eve Marichevoy who visited the Governor in jail, White called his arrest “a sham”. In court, he also declared his innocence, stressing that never took bribes. White also said he began a hunger strike in order to obtain the necessary medications.
Monday Kirov government appointed Alexey Kuznetsov to the post of acting head of the region. The Kremlin said that President Vladimir Putin has not yet made any personnel decisions on the post of Governor of the Kirov region. “In the case, when he does, we will inform. To wait for the court decision it is not necessary. There are different formulations, which allow to discharge the head of region from office,” — said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.