Attorney Babariko called made by gostv absurd charges

The lawyer of the candidate for presidency of Belarus, former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko, which is in the KGB jail, Dmitry Laevsky called absurd the statements made in the story state TV channel of the charges against his client.

In his opinion, "when enough evidence to show the movie there is no need". "Once the movie appeared, the penny price scenario," said Laevsky. He noted that "to tell a couple of sentences of text below the video one, to prove the sufficiency of these words in the court more, especially when there is something to challenge them".

On Thursday, the result ONT showed a story on the "case of Belgazprombank" in which it was stated that "the Bank was a tool for the enrichment of its leadership". Head of investigation Department of the KGB of Belarus Konstantin Bychek television said that there was irrefutable evidence of the involvement of all defendants in the "case of Belgazprombank" to alleged crimes. The KGB representative explained the location of the company "Privatizing" in the scheme, which is one of the episodes of the charges.

Bychek said that "the Bank's management, including the Chairman of the Board Viktor Babariko the entrepreneurs were made a condition for favourable decisions about financing their companies on favorable terms they had to give part of the profits in the form of so-called "rollback". As stated in the story, then the funds derived abroad to the account "firms-wallets" and using plastic payment cards cashed. The TV station showed footage of the confrontation of Babariko with former colleagues, as well as footage of interrogations.

In June at the head office of BGB, who for 20 years headed the running for President of Babariko, were searched. The state control Committee of the Republic said that the Bank acted organized criminal group, the conclusion of money abroad. The eighteenth of June, was detained by Babariko and his son Eduard, who heads the campaign headquarters of his father. Total detained more than 20 people, including top managers of the Bank. The investigation of the case entrusted to the KGB. Babariko Sr. is accused of tax evasion, which caused damage in especially large size, legalization of funds obtained by criminal means, of giving and receiving bribes.