Media: the verification of the legality of the appointment of Lutsenko

СМИ: Идет проверка законности назначения Луценко

Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko

It is alleged that the highest officials of state suspected of the malpractice.

Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office (SAP) launched an investigation on grounds of abuse of power in the appointment of Yuriy Lutsenko to the post of attorney General. It is reported by Ukrainian Pravda with reference to the press service of the Ministry.

It is noted that in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations were made information under article 364 part 2 of the criminal code of Ukraine (abuse of power or official position).

SAP also added that we are talking about the fact that the highest state officials, abusing official position and working contrary to interests of service in order to make possible the further appointment of Lutsenko, the public Prosecutor has broken the law “About regulations of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine”. In the end, a law was passed “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning activities of the General Prosecutor’s office” that “caused serious consequences”.

The pre-trial investigation body appointed National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU).

As reported Корреспондент.neton the eve of SAP has opened a case against Lutsenko on tax evasion. This was done after allegations the leader of the Radical party, Oleg Lyashko addressed to the attorney General.

“Show an example to the whole country − pay taxes. In particular for your house, 900 square meters, which is credited to your 76-year-old father-in-law. You this house was commissioned in 2011, and your father-in-law on pensions for 12 years. Rate your house to pay for it with taxes”, − said the leader of the radicals in the session hall of the Rada.

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