Khabarovsk authorities have declared the innocence of the rally in support of Furgala
The government of the Khabarovsk Krai and the Committee on domestic policy is not implicated in organizing an unsanctioned rally in support of arrested on charges of having links with organized crime groups Governor Sergey Furgala, reported RIA Novosti the Chairman of the Committee Anna Gubina.
Earlier it was reported that an unsanctioned rally in support who is in jail in Moscow the head of the region held in Khabarovsk, due to stocks having difficulty in the work of the city ambulance service. The action took place in the context of a ban on mass gatherings during a pandemic. AMIA Russia in the Khabarovsk region reported that "in an unauthorized mass events organized by the team of S. I. Furgala" participated from 10 to 12 thousand people.
Gubin believes that the wording posted on the website of the regional Ministry of internal Affairs, is incorrect. "The police reports that the protest was organized by "team Furgala". Many perceive this formulation as "the government of the Khabarovsk Krai". Officially declare that the government of the Khabarovsk Krai and the Committee, headed by me, are not the organizers of any protest actions. Moreover, we inform citizens that Express their thoughts and feelings about events is necessary only in lawful ways," she said.
The Chairman of the Committee noted that employees of the press service repeatedly warned about the penalties for participation in an unsanctioned rally.
Earlier, the liberal democratic party also said that the party did not organize illegal activities in the Khabarovsk region and intends to act only within the law. The statement of the Duma faction of the liberal democratic party stated that the party "is open to discussion and any debate, but not to the unauthorized street action."
Furgala was detained on Thursday employees SK and FSB, he is charged with involvement in the activities of local criminal gangs and the killings in 2000-ies. Immediately after the detention of the head of region has sent to Moscow. On Friday, Moscow's Basmanny court arrested him for two months, contains Furgal in the SIZO "Lefortovo", pleads not guilty.
The RIA Novosti source familiar with the investigation, reported that the evidence about the possible involvement Furgala to the murder of businessman Yevgeny Zori gave the detainees on suspicion in this crime. Among the suspects in the murder of dawns in 2004 and Oleg Bulatov in 2005 - the former Deputy of the Khabarovsk regional Duma Nikolay Mistryukov, co-founder of the company "Toreks", where the share belongs to the wife Furgala.
Furgal is the liberal democratic party and led the region in 2018.