Vice-Chairman of Russia’s Investigative Committee held briefing with heads of investigation directorates in Siberian Federal District

Vice-Chairman of the Russia’s Investigative Committee Andrey Lavrenko has held a meeting in Irkutsk to summarize performance of investigating bodies in the Siberian Federal District in 2013 and set tasks for 2014. The meeting was attended by heads of territorial investigation directorates, Presidential Plenipotentiary in the Siberian Federal District Viktor Tolokonsky, Governor of Irkutsk Region Sergey Yeroshchenko, head of territorial department of the RF Prosecutor-General’s Office Vladimir Tokarev, head of Main Office of the Russian Interior Ministry in the Siberian Federal District Yuri Proshchalykin and other senior officials of law enforcement in Irkutsk Region and the Siberian Federal District.

The meeting paid special attention to efficiency of activity to prevent crimes and investigate criminal cases under the jurisdiction of the Russia’s Investigative Committee including acts of corruption and crimes against children. The heads of investigating bodies were ordered to investigate properly the crimes connected with industrial accidents, in the area of environmental protection and non-payment of wages. In addition, in 2013 in the Siberian Federal District, including Irkutsk Region, the percentage of criminal cases solved increased and the number of criminal cases sent to court crew considerably. They were also ordered to investigate carefully circumstances of suicides of underage, to activate the activity concerning missing people, especially minors in the Siberian Federal District.

Besides, the Vice-Chairman visited several investigation departments to check on the work investigators.

Head of Media Relations                                                                                                      V.I. Markin