Chief of Cahul customs control Vasile Bacalu was released from solitary confinement. Magistrates rejected request of prosecutors for pre-trial detention on Bacalu.
Bacalu is accused in a cigarette smuggling dossier.
According to the retention order, he was suspected of facilitating a group to cross Romanian border with cigarette worth 1.5 million lei and risks 10 years in jail.
Vasile Bacalu is husband of PDM deputy Elena Bacalu. After he was detained, many people voice concern about a political dossier.