Sergey Gorbatyuk. Photo from the archive.
Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko should step back from the proceedings in the case of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych. In an interview with “Ukrainian truth” said the head of the Department of special investigations of the GPU Sergey Gorbatyuk.
“For me, the attorney General in General it should be possible to withdraw from any legal proceedings in the case concerning Yanukovych because the latter have grounds to accuse Lutsenko that he is an interested party. He suffered from the former President. Second, many of the events of the Maidan Lutsenko can act as a witness. It is also not possible to take the function of the public Prosecutor”, – said Gorbatyuk a message saying that Lutsenko would be to go to the court in the case of Yanukovych.
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He also said that, in his opinion, any reorganization in the GPU slow down the forward movement. Also, according to him, Yanukovych should be prosecuted so that you do not obtain acquittals solely due to gross violations of due process or the rights of its members.
“Today, the leadership is already clear that merge is indeed to lose the period of investigation. Will now be in the Parliament to appeal for changes in the timing of the investigation, “zaochke”, other changes. Agreed with my arguments. There is still the problem of judicial review of such large Affairs. If you are all a bunch shot down, this case will be 10 years be considered at best”, he said.
Recall the questioning of Yanukovych in the videoconference scheduled in the Svyatoshinsky district court of Kiev in the 5 former employees of special forces “Berkut” on 25 November this year.
The GPU suggest that there may be technical obstacles during interrogation Yanukovych. Protection ex-the President of Ukraine assumed that the interrogation in General can be disrupted.
As you know, the time to become acquainted with the materials of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage can extend up to six months.
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