Lutsenko pleased with the increase in the minimum wage: the less salary people, the more criminal calls

Луценко доволен повышением минимальной зарплаты: Чем меньше зарплата людей, тем больше уголовных вызовов

Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, a photo from archive

Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko said that he was pleased with the increase in the minimum wage, because the rate associated with criminogenic situation in the country. He declared it during communication with journalists, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.

“I am pleased that the country will grow twice the minimum wage. Because the lower salary people, the more criminal challenges in the country. Know that since 2009, when the financial crisis began, and immediately intensified crime. Recently analysed this picture. I want to say that in Ukraine in 2008 was little criminal activity. And it was a great achievement,” – said Lutsenko.

We will remind, today in 5 mornings Rada adopted the budget for 2017. According to the document, from 1 January the minimum wage in Ukraine will increase twice – up to 3 200 UAH.