If the head of the Specialized anti-corruption prosecutors Nazar Golodnitsky will resign from his post, all the work of the National anti-corruption Bureau will stop. This March 28 the MP from the «popular front», member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said on air of channel «112 Ukraine».
He explained that according to the law on the anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office, the head of SAP – the only one who can instruct prosecutors to consider cases of NABOO. Thus, without him, all things NABOO «will just have to wait until the new anti-corruption Prosecutor».
«The selection of a new head of SAP can take months. And in terms of election preparations and the political hysteria that is, this process can be blocked. So this is another problem that might face the fight against corruption in Ukraine», – declared Gerashchenko.
The MP noted that he had a number of questions about the validity of the wiretapping of Golodnitsky, but wants to wait for the results of the examination of the records.
March 21, «the Ukrainian truth» with reference to sources in law enforcement bodies reported that National anti-corruption Bureau a few weeks listened to the Cabinet of Holodnitsky. «Bugs» supposedly attached to the big aquarium at the table of the Prosecutor.
«Ukrainian news» wrote that the head of the SAP was forced to resign.
22 Mar Holodnitsky called provocation the situation with my audition, and assured that no one can force him to resign.
Director of the NABU Artem Sytnik, commenting on the situation, said that «journalists write something that, frankly, a fantasy novel just resting».
On March 24, the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko has informed that the audition of the head of the SAP was authorized by the court. On March 26 the head of the PGO said that law enforcement officers are studying the materials of listening of the Cabinet of Holodnitsky.
The former Deputy head of the security Service of Ukraine Victor Trepak believes that the presidential Administration is looking for in the place of Holodnitsky «candidate out of the orbit of the public Prosecutor».
March 28 the source of the «Ukrainian news» in GPU reported that the Holodnitsky can be arrested. Press Secretary of the Prosecutor General Larisa Sargan called it «rumors, which makes no sense no comment».
Holodnitsky headed a new unit GPU is a Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office – December 1, 2015.
Anton Gerashchenko warned that without Holodnitsky work NABOO stop 29.03.2018