The ex-Minister of health Raisa Bogatyreva
Ex-Minister of health Raisa Bogatyreva summoned for questioning to the Prosecutor General. The agenda published in the newspaper “Uryadovy courier” on 29 November.
Bogatyrev needs to appear for questioning on December 7 at 9:30.
As explained by former Deputy Prosecutor General Vitaliy KASKO, questioning is one of the elements for the commencement of a correspondence of a criminal investigation.
“This is one of the elements for the commencement of a correspondence of a criminal investigation. To begin this procedure, the law requires that law enforcement agencies have taken all possible measures that a person be informed of criminal proceedings on him, put forward suspicions and accusations. In my opinion, this is an attempt of the Prosecutor to comply with this order and to initiate criminal proceedings in absentia with the subsequent direction to court,” said KASKO.
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We will remind, the Prosecutor’s office suspects former Minister of health of Ukraine Raisa Bogatyreva in misappropriation of budget funds in especially large sizes, that is, under part 5 of article 191 of the criminal code of Ukraine.
25 November, the court again allowed the GPU to start correspondence investigation against Bohatyryova.