Chaika suggested to create uniform Investigatory Committee at office of public Prosecutor on the model of the FBI
Yuri Chaika said that the Prosecutor should be empowered to lead the investigation.
Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika called for the establishment of a single Investigative Committee, which would report to the Prosecutor’s office. The body should be modeled after the American Federal Bureau of investigation, said the Seagull. He told about it, answering questions of journalists at the all-Russian scientific-practical conference “Yaguzhinskii read” in Kaluga.
“I see a unified Investigative Committee. It needs to be, in my opinion, when the Prosecutor’s office. The prosecution [should be] authority to administer or supervise the investigation,” — said gull, adding that “this is close to the model of the FBI in the United States in the Prosecutor’s office”, quoted by TASS.
The investigation must be unified, said the attorney General. “Except, maybe, some state crimes — it can stay in the investigative jurisdiction of the FSB,” he said. Chaika is sure that Russia will come to create a single investigative body: “the life force to do it sooner or later.”
Yuri Chaika said that the Prosecutor should have powers to supervise the investigation.
The prosecutorial model, is implemented when the function of criminal prosecution exists in two forms: either the attorney himself investigating a criminal case, or supervises the investigation — what we have today is not.Yuri Chinageneral Prosecutor
The attorney General also told the conference that the European Union is now the Prosecutor’s office creates the model of the Soviet authority. “The Prosecutor pursues a criminal case, investigating a criminal case, the prosecution and sends the case to court is something from which we [Russia] left, arguing that it is necessary to separate the functions of investigation and oversight,” he explained.
In March, the head of the Main investigation Department of the TFR in Moscow, major General Alexander Drymanov, speaking to reporters in Moscow city court, expressed confidence that the country on the basis of the Investigative Committee will create a single investigative body that would bring together the investigative units of the interior Ministry and the FSB.