Lutsenko about the searches in Odessa: No policy no

Луценко об обысках в Одессе: Никакой политики нет

Saakashvili investigators had no issues, assure of Prosecutor’s office.

Today’s searches in the building of the Odessa regional state administration was carried out on legal grounds, the political component in this case is excluded. This was stated by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko, the press service of the GPU.

Noted that Lutsenko heard the report of the heads of investigative units. “This case is in production of the SBU and the PGO carries out supervision over the observance of legality in the conduct of investigative actions”, – stated in the message.

According to the head of the GPU, these searches were conducted on requests of people’s deputies on the activities of a number of charitable funds, particularly the Fund For the benefit of Odessa”.

“The above Fund has become the focus of attention of law enforcement due to the fact that the ex-Consul General of Georgia in Ukraine Taimuraz Nishnianidze received VAT refunds amounting to about 20 million hryvnia,” – said the GPU.

To the very head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikhail Saakashvili questions of the investigators had. The above-mentioned investigative actions in Odessa had no political component”, – stated in the message.

In addition, Lutsenko said that inspections of the activities of a number of charitable foundations in Ukraine will be held in the near future.

We will remind, Saakashvili called on Lutsenko to withdraw investigators from the state administration. The Governor called the raids a “political provocation”.