Matvienko told how the detention was taking place Arashukova
The Senator from Karachay-Cherkessia Rauf Arashukov was trying to escape from the meeting of the Federation Council, where he was deprived of immunity and arrested on suspicion of involvement in several serious crimes. About how the detention was taking place, journalists were told by the speaker Valentina Matvienko.
He tried to go up and leave the meeting. I told him to get on the place, because under the current rules he had a right to speak and to give their explanations. He took his seat, I asked him to take the floor in order to give explanations. He refused, it is his right.Valentine Matvienkova of the Federation Council Newsthe known Rauf Arashukov
While Arashukov not deprived of his senatorial powers. As explained Matvienko, this can happen in two cases: if the Senator himself will write this statement or if the court finds him guilty. In the second case, divestment occurs automatically.
Recall, the Senator from Karachay-Cherkessia Rauf Arashukov was arrested on Wednesday in the conference room of the Federation Council. The discussion on the lifting of his immunity passed in the closed mode with participation of the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika and head of the UK Alexander Bastrykin.
According to the UK, Arashukov suspected of involvement in two murders and organizing a criminal community.
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He is accused of murder and incitement to overthrow the government.