The information that the former head of Moldova, Igor Dodon, was detained for 72 hours after searches in his house, could not be confirmed by the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic, APA reports citing AW Journal.
“We cannot confirm that Dodon was detained,” the press secretary of the department Marianne Kerpek said.
Former Moldovan President Igor Dodon has been detained, APA reports.
Igor Dodon is suspected of passive corruption, illicit enrichment.
Former Moldovan President Igor Dodon is suspected of passive corruption, illicit enrichment, as well as treason, Marianna Kerpek, a spokeswoman for the Prosecutor General's Office, told Sputnik, APA reports.
The official said earlier in the day that the anti-corruption prosecutor's office of Moldova and employees of the Information and Security Service are conducting searches in the house of the ex-leader, who is suspected of possibly taking a bribe from businessman Vladimir Plahotniuc.
"The searches are part of a case opened on the basis of a reasonable suspicion of committing crimes under Article 324 (passive corruption), Article 181 ... (financing of a political party by a criminal organization), Article 337 (treason) and Article 330 ... (illicit enrichment) of the criminal code of Moldova," Kerpek said.