On Thursday, May 26, the Chisinau District Court will consider a measure of restraint for ex-president of Moldova Igor Dodon. This was reported in the press service of the Socialist Party.
“Today there (in court. – Ed.) Igor Dodon’s case will be considered. Prosecutors demand that he be placed under arrest for 30 days,” the statement said.
On May 24, Dodon was detained for 72 hours, he was suspected of treason and corruption, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the republic reported. Elena Kazakova, acting head of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, indicated that two people, including a politician, were detained as a result of searches at the ex-president’s house.
On the same day, the press secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, indicated that the Russian Federation was concerned about the persecution of politicians advocating friendly relations with the Russian Federation, but the investigation was an internal affair of Moldova.
The Moldavian Socialist Party called the searches in Dodon’s house a fight against the opposition. Actions were held in Chisinau in support of the politician.