Magistrates of Ciocana district Court of Chisinau have issued an arrest warrant for 30 days against Vlad Plahotniuc. The Democratic Party former president is prosecuted for money laundering in particularly large amounts.
According to lawyer Vladislav Roşca, Vlad Plahotniuc denies the wrongdoing and views these prosecutors' actions as revenge of the current government. He claims the Russia is behind this intervention.
Vladislav Roşca said he would challenge the decision at the higher court. He also noted there is not evidence which points to Vlad Plahotniuc's guilt.