Bill on security for Prosecutor General’s Office, Investigative Committee and Supreme Court passed in 1st reading
The private security will be created at the expense of the departments.
Deputies of the lower house of parliament by a majority vote (87,6%) adopted bill which grants the right for creation of departmental protection to the Prosecutor General’s Office (GP), the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) and judicial department at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in the first reading on Wednesday, June 14.
As first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on safety Ernest Valeev noted taking into account that important information, in particular, materials of criminal cases, public prosecutor's, investigative checks, material evidences are stored in these bodies, questions of safety of this information and objects gain especially important character.
He added that each of the departments has funds for protection therefore additional expenses from the federal budget will not be required. Earlier the initiative was approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. As representative of the Cabinet of Ministers consider, the bill has to allow providing appropriate protection of objects of these departments.
In early November 2017, Basmanny Court of Moscow has satisfied the motion brought by the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) and remanded Aleksander Shukyurov, Director of the Capital Renovation Directorate State Budgetary Institution of Moscow, in custody. The head of the institution subordinate to the Department of Capital Renovation of the City of Moscow that had acted as the client in tenders worth dozens of billions of rubles is suspected of swindling on an especially large scale.