On 9 July 2012, Chairman of Russia’s Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin held an operation meeting in Vladimir to hear out the report on the inquiry into murder of 5-year-old boy Bogdan Prakhov.
During his trip the Chairman visited the murder scene. It was noted at the meeting that during the inquiry investigators had questioned more than 2,000 witnesses, taken more than 2,000 biological samples which had been sent for examinations. Alexander Bastrykin assessed organization of cooperation between the security, intelligence and law enforcement agencies and gave a number of instructions to investigation group.
Later Mr Bastrykin received citizens in the town of Alexandrov of the Vladimir Region. At the reception which was held from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Alexander Bastrykin in person received 17 people. In addition, officials of Central Office of the Investigative Committee received 17 people. The complaints received at a personal appointment concerned different subjects, including work of the Vladimir Region investigating bodies of the Investigation Committee, legality of judicial decisions, and actions by officials of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs in the region. Citizens also complained about social and living issues.
The progress of consideration of all received complaints the Chairman took under his personal control.