Photo: Valery Tsepkalo page in Facebook
The Belarusian interior Ministry has initiated preliminary examination in respect of a member of the presidential race, the former head of the high-tech Park Valery Tsepkalo. On Monday, June 29, announced Tut.by press Secretary of the Ministry Olga Chemodanova.
Inspection shall be conducted on the application of a Turkish citizen about the “illegal activities” Tsepkalo. The materials of the interior Ministry received from the General Prosecutor.
As reported by Telegram-channels, the security forces are interested in the application filed by the owner of a group of construction companies Sedat Ideji. He argues that Tsepkalo not paid him for building a house. Rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential race have called it nonsense.
In Belarus have arrested two contenders for the presidency: blogger Sergei tikhanovski and former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko. Tikhanovski charged with violence against police and obstructing elections. Babariko suspected of organizing a criminal group to bring hundreds of millions of dollars abroad. Moreover, the Belarusian authorities claim that it was “puppeteers” of “Gazprom”.
Presidential elections in Belarus scheduled for 9 August. At the moment there is a check of the signatures collected potential candidates.
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