HCP said there was substantial evidence in several cases of Yanukovych

В ГПУ заявили о наличии существенных доказательств по нескольким делам Януковича

The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine is preparing the petition for interrogation of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych as a suspect. This was announced by the head of the Department of special investigation GPU Sergey Gorbatyuk in interview to the program “Left coast Sonya Koshkina”.

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“Given the window that was opened from the Russian Federation, and the permission to conduct investigative actions, we prepare the petition for interrogation of Viktor Yanukovych as a suspect already. Now law enforcement authorities will be more difficult for us to refuse,” said he.

According to the Gorbatyuk, against Yanukovych is criminal proceedings with a sufficient array of evidence, but there are some production that need improvement.

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“The development of events. It should be noted that there are certain criminal proceedings against the former President in which the collection of evidence needed more time. There is a production in which enough evidence to complete the investigation and referral of the indictment to the court. But the suspect is missing. It needs to be to complete the preliminary investigation. There is a special procedure for absentee preliminary investigation,” – he explained.

We will remind, the wound the government of Switzerland released information about prolongation for a year of arrest of accounts of Yanukovych. It is reported that the decision was taken at a meeting of the Federal Council on 9 December.

The government said that extending the freeze, “is expected to bring a noticeable result, and to clarify whether the assets in question to be returned”.

With 2014 on the accounts of Yanukovych frozen 70 million Swiss francs (almost $ 70 million.).

In turn, the lawyer of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych Vitaliy Serdyuk called false information about the presence and arrest of accounts of Yanukovych and funds them abroad, including in Switzerland.

In Ukraine, the GPU arrested the means of fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych in the amount of approximately 127 million dollars. The state service of financial monitoring, in turn, has blocked the funds of 19 companies-non-residents, which were associated with the entourage of the former President of Ukraine, in the amount of 1.34 billion.

Yanukovych says he never had offshore accounts.