In Lugansk region will be judged once the head of the regional Council for the organization of the separatist “referendum”

В Луганской обл. будут судить очередного главу райсовета за организацию сепаратистского "референдума"

In Lugansk region for the organisation of a separatist referendum will judge the head of the regional Council of one of regional councils. About it on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said the Deputy Prosecutor of the region Alexey Smirnov.

According to him, the official faces up to 10 years imprisonment.

“The investigation established that the said official was involved in organizing and conducting on the territory of one of the districts of the region, in may 2014, the so-called referendum on self-proclaimed “LNR”. The sanction of article provides punishment from 5 till 10 years with confiscation of property or without confiscation,” – said Smirnov, adding that now the accused is held in jail.

“The Prosecutor’s office will insist on the strictest punishment for this person”, – he added.

He said that soon the court will be directed proceedings against accomplices of the suspect.

“Yes, there were co-conspirators, in respect of the three production is already directed to court, the rest still being carried out and evidence gathered in order to send to the court and these proceedings,” – said Smirnov.

In a press-service of Prosecutor’s office of the Lugansk region said that the officer is suspected of committing a crime under part 2 of article 110 of the criminal code of Ukraine (infringement of territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine).

We will remind, the court sentenced ex-the mayor of Golden to 2 years of imprisonment for separatism.

Earlier it was reported that the SBU is investigating the 8 criminal proceedings against mayors separatists.