Peskov: Putin was aware of the planned operation on detention of Senator Arashukova
Russian President Vladimir Putin knew about the arrest beforehand, the Senator from Karachay-Cherkessia Rauf Arashukov.
“Yes, the President was aware of this event before it happened,” — said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, the Senator is “facing charges of sufficient gravity”. “Will be the consequence, followed by the court. While nothing more to say” — quoted by TASS representative of the Kremlin.
Senator Arashukova detained January 30 directly at the plenary session of the Federation Council. He is suspected of involvement in the murder of Deputy Chairman of the public youth movement “Adyghe Khasa” Aslan Zhukov and presidential adviser Karachay-Cherkessia of Frala Shebzukhova. Basmanny court ruled to arrest Arashukova for two months.
The helpof a Senator from the Caucasus were detained at a meeting
He is accused of murder and incitement to overthrow the government.