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The person accused of the murders of Senator Rauf Arashukov maintains membership in the Federation Council, to relieve him for the course of the investigation will not be, said the head of Karachay-Cherkessia Rashid Temrezov in the framework of the Russian investment forum in Sochi. It was quoted by RIA Novosti on Thursday, February 14.
“Authority to review [Arashukova] the head of the subject is not” — said Temrezov.
He added that the Senator’s arrest reflects badly on the image of the Republic, but all equal before the law.
On 11 February, the Chairman of the upper house of Parliament Valentina Matviyenko said that at the moment, among her colleagues, there are people with a dubious past. She admitted she believed a mistake delegating Rauf Arashukov in SF even at the time of his appointment.
In day of detention Arashukova, which occurred on 30 January, Matvienko recalled that the Senator alleged crimes occurred before his arrival to the Federation Council. She also explained that the member of the Federation Council from Karachay-Cherkessia will lose the senatorial power in two cases: either he will write a letter of resignation, or the court finds him guilty of a crime.
32-year-old Senator is accused of two murders and criminal Association. His guilt he does not recognize.
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