In the case of BGB detained about 20 people

About 20 people were detained on criminal cases related to BGB, a cooperate with the investigation and give evidences against the former head of the Bank, the applicant for a post of the President of Belarus Victor Babariko, as the organizer of the criminal scheme, announced on Thursday, state TV channel "Belarus 1" with reference to data of the state control Committee of the country.

"Theft, fraud, receiving and giving bribes, legalization of the criminal income... Only in criminal cases detained about 20 people. Almost all of them are cooperating with the investigation and give grateful evidences against Babariko as the organizer of the criminal scheme," said the presenter of the TV channel according to the results of the story on the briefing from the state control Committee of the criminal cases of Belgazprombank and Babariko.

Previously the head office of Belagroprombank in Minsk were searched. Belgazprombank for 20 years was headed by former Vice-President of the Republic of Babariko. The state control Committee stated that on the basis of the BGB acted organized criminal group, the conclusion of money abroad. In the framework of criminal cases about evasion from payment of taxes and the legalization of proceeds of crime, are detained 15 people, including Bank executives, however, Babariko until they procedural status has not. Babariko believes that the authorities ' actions are politically motivated nature. On the eve of the staff of the policy said that the account of the electoral Fund of Babariko was blocked. Presidential elections will be held in Belarus on 9 August.

On Thursday, the Chairman of the state control Committee Ivan Tertel said that Babariko delayed due to attempts to tamper with witnesses and concealing evidence of the crime.