The national police of Ukraine is ready to pay a reward of 200 thousand UAH for any information that will help the investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.
This was at the briefing said the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, reports UNIAN.
«The national police declares that the are willing to pay a reward of 200 thousand UAH for any information that will lead to the opening or the success of the investigation (murder Sheremet),» — said the Minister.
According to him, funds for these purposes are available, and if someone has such information, please contact the National police». «The amount of information is huge. We are processing, and I hope in due time we will speak», — he said.
In addition, the Minister called an «absolute fake» media reports that first Deputy head of the national police , Vadym Troyan organized surveillance of Sheremet and leader of «the Ukrainian truth» Alyona Pritula. «Absolutely groundless invented version. No relation to the reality it is not,» he said.
The Minister stressed that the investigation is conducted with great competence, experts from the FBI are assisting. «Is there information that is not known to the General public? Yes, it is. But we do not consider it necessary to release it now in the interests of the investigation», — added Avakov.
Earlier Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the Prosecutor General’s office checks the information on surveillance of Sheremet and leader of «the Ukrainian truth» Alyona Pritula.
As reported, the main version of the murder of Pavel Sheremet, the consequence considers revenge for professional activity.
July 20, in the center of Kiev in a car bomb explosion killed journalist Pavel Sheremet. The police establishes the death of the journalist as murder, committed in a way dangerous to lives of many people.
The investigation had previously considered several basic versions of the reasons of the murder Sheremet – professional relationship, personal hostility and «Russian trace». In addition, there is a theory that the real target of the assassination could not be Sheremet, the head of the Internet edition «Ukrainian truth» Alyona Pritula, which owned the exploded car.
The murder investigation has involved experts from the American FBI.
Avakov promises 200 thousand hryvnia for information that will help in a murder investigation Sheremet 26.07.2016