The refusal of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) to seek custody of the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, who is accused of bribe extortion in especially large size, due to the inability of the premises to the camera person having access to state secrets of the highest level, reports “RIA Novosti”, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
TFR asked the court to send the speaker under house arrest. “This measure was chosen because the speaker, as one of the Ministers, has access to a variety of state secrets of the highest level. Therefore, in a normal prison, and especially in the General population, it can not be placed. In such cases, at the discretion of the investigators and judges allowed or placement in a special isolation chamber, or allowed house arrest,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
He stressed that the conditions of house arrest are such that the Minister is unlikely to communicate with anyone from your environment. In the interest of the most isolated Ulyukayev, said the source.
At the time of publication the speaker was in the Basmanny court, which is considering the petition of the investigation about election to it measures of restraint.
That Ulyukayev, who served as Minister of economic development 2013, arrested on suspicion in extortion of a bribe, said on the night of 15 November the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR). According to investigators, the Minister has received $2 million in Agency issued a positive evaluation, which allowed Rosneft to carry out the acquisition of a state block of shares of “Bashneft”.