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Minsk has sent requests for assistance in the case of Belgazprombank in a number of countries

Belarus has sent requests for legal assistance in the investigation of the criminal case, the defendant is the former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko, in Russia, the USA and several other countries said on Friday the press-service of the Prosecutor General of the Republic.

It is noted that the criminal investigation continues.

In June at the head office of the BGB, which for nearly 20 years, was headed by Victor Babariko, who put forward his candidacy in the presidential elections, were searched. The state control Committee of the Republic said that the Bank acted organized criminal group, the conclusion of money abroad. Babariko and his son Eduard, who heads the campaign headquarters of his father, was arrested on 18 June. In total detained about 30 people, including top managers of the Bank. The investigation of the case entrusted to the KGB.

Criminal "the case of Belgazprombank" coincided in Belarus since the presidential campaign. CEC at a meeting on 14 July refused Babariko to register as a presidential candidate. Elections for the highest office appointed in Belarus on 9 August.