Relevant agencies have questions to Crimea deputy PM detained in Moscow - Kremlin
MOSCOW. Oct 17 (Interfax) - The detention in Moscow of Vitaly Nakhlupin, deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea, who was in charge of road construction in the region, confirms that the investigators have questions about his work, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
"Investigative bodies and security agencies have questions to this part of the work," Peskov told reporters, responding to a question as to whether the Kremlin has questions about the situation with road construction in Crimea in regard of Nakhlupin's detention.
Such questions should be asked by the investigative bodies, which are taking relevant measures, he said.
According to earlier reports, law enforcement officials detained Vitaly Nakhlupin, deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea, in Moscow on Wednesday.
Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Igor Mikhailichenko said investigative actions are now being taken in the Crimean competition policy and road economy committees, the permanent construction service, and the companies Krymgazseti and Krymenergo.
Nakhlupin was detained on suspicion of bribery, he said.