Candidate for the presidency of Belarus and the former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko was charged, said his lawyer Dmitry Laevsky.

“today, We were at Victor Dmitrievich, we were called to the procedural actions, in fact he is charged. Article to call me. I can say that Viktor Dmitriyevich intends fundamentally to defend his innocence, belief and good name”, – told RIA “news” the lawyer.

The state control Committee (SCC) of Belarus reported about the detention of Babariko on the case of Belgazprombank initiated under articles about “tax evasion” and “legalization of the means received by a criminal way”. His property seized.

He Babariko, which in Belarus has already recognized political prisoners, said that the situation around the “Belgazprombank”, has custom-made political character.

He is outraged by the unlawfulness and groundlessness of detention, as well as the fact that it was a violation of his right to legal assistance.

Only in the case arrested about 20 people, including the son of Babariko.