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Zhirinovsky commented on the detention of Governor Furgal

Zhirinovsky commented on the detention of Governor Furgal

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky told reporters that the detention of the governor of the Khabarovsk Territory, Sergei Furgal, was not in the most correct form. He noted that it was possible not to handcuff, not to bend, but simply to invite to get into the car.

“The governor is not a criminal, he will not run away ... So act with the bandits, and this is the highest official in the region,” Zhirinovsky said.

The politician pointed out that law enforcement officers did not respond to alleged crimes by the governor for 15 years. The LDPR leader noted that he did not understand why in this case, law enforcement officers had been waiting for so many years.

According to Zhirinovsky, the detention of Furgal is due to his good results as the head of the region and membership of the opposition party. According to the politician, under Furgal, the economy of the region is developing, all indicators are better than they were under the previous governor. At the same time, the LDPR leader noted that Furgal would never be expelled from the party.

Sergey Furgal July 9 detained by the FSB on the way to work. His suspected of organizing attempted murder and the killings of a number of entrepreneurs in 2004-2005. He will be charged in Moscow. Testimonies at Furgal were given by partners. They called the head of the region the organizer of crime.

Residents of the Khabarovsk Territory collect signatures for governor petition. However, as the head of the State Duma committee on information policy, information technology and communications, Alexander Khinshtein, Sergey Furgal said was registered with the Ministry of Internal Affairs since the 1990s. According to him, law enforcement officers are aware of his connection with the criminal community "Common".

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