The security police of Norway requests the court to prolong the arrest Bochkareva

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Subtemperate fotobanka in the streets of Oslo. Archival photo.The security police of Norway requests the court to prolong the arrest Bochkareva© RIA Novosti / Sergey Subtemperate the image Bank

The security police of Norway PST appealed to the environment in the Oslo court on prolongation of arrest of the employee of the device of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bochkarev, who was detained at the Oslo airport on September 21 of this year on suspicion of illegal gathering of the information reported on the website of the Norwegian broadcasting company NRK.

«PST requests on the extension of detention of the suspect Russians detained after the seminar in the Parliament, the Storting almost four weeks ago,» he told NRK.

Last arrest Bochkareva was extended in early October to 18 October. Hearing about the arrest will be held on Thursday.

Bochkarev was in Oslo at the international conference at the invitation of the European centre for parliamentary research and documentation and held in the Norwegian Parliament.

The Russian Embassy in Norway immediately after the arrest of Russians said the arrest of a Russian citizen in Norway is preposterous and unreasonable.

The seminar addressed the issues of digitalization and it was attended by 79 participants from 34 countries who work in the system of the administration of parliaments.