The judge extended the detention of the victim for a day

MOSCOW, November 22. /TASS/. The judge extended on Tuesday evening the arrest of a Russian Senator Suleiman Kerimov for a further 24 hours, the Russian Federation insists on his release, said on Wednesday, TASS, the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev.

“Last night a local judge extended the arrest of the victim on the second day. The expected definition of a measure of restraint. Insist on the release,” – said Kosachev TASS.

The Senator earlier told TASS that is in operative communication with the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on a situation with detention of the victim. According to him, all necessary measures are taken for the release of the detainee in nice Senator diplomats in Moscow and in Paris.

Tuesday Agency Reuters referring to the French Prosecutor’s office said that the arrest of a member of the Federation Council of Suleiman Kerimov is connected with investigation of tax evasion.