Editor of the website «Blog Sochi» is suspected of money extortion from MP

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobanka on the sleeve of a police officer. Archival photoEditor of the website «Blog Sochi» is suspected of money extortion from MP© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Searches conducted by the editor of the website «Blog Sochi» Alexander Valova in the case of extortion in the state Duma Deputy Yury Napso, told RIA Novosti on Saturday in a press-service of investigatory management (SOU) SK the Russian Federation across Krasnodar territory.

«In a criminal case, which initiated the investigation, the Committee on extortion, Valova yesterday raided. The investigation is ongoing,» — said the press service.

According to human rights activist Alexander Popkov, the Shafts were detained.

«Indeed, it (Valova – ed.) was detained, concerning it criminal case under article 163, part 2, into the alleged extortion of money from the Deputy of the state Duma Napso from the liberal democratic party or for publikatsiy, whether for removal from the site of the article about the pool. Shafts detained for 48 hours. Apparently, tomorrow he will choose a measure of restraint,» — said Popkov RIA Novosti.

The human rights activist added that, according to him, during searches of the home Valova «nothing prohibited was found.» «No weapons, no drugs, a fear seized all the computer equipment, phones, cameras, any documents», — said the Agency interlocutor.

«Of course, they had meetings with Napso, and his assistants, they discuss what is happening, but all of these send money and commodity-money relations Shafts deny», he added.

An article entitled «Private pool of the state Duma Deputy Yury Napso» was published on the website «Blog Sochi» in July 2016, its author is the Shafts.