Criminal proceedings against the former people’s Deputy from Party of regions Yury Ivanyushchenko is not closed, said the Director of the Department of special investigations of the Prosecutor General Sergei Gorbatyuk. He said this on air of the program «BATMAN» editor-in-chief of the edition «GORDON» Alesya Batsman on the channel «112 Ukraine».
Answering the question whether the Supreme Court fully acquitted Ivanyushchenko, Mr. Yan said, «the Supreme Court, or rather, the High specialized court, was not justified.»
«The judge of Solomyansky district court of Kiev made the decision to oblige the Prosecutor General to close criminal proceedings, this decision was challenged, but the court of Appeal refused to accept the complaint (for consideration. – «GORDON»), we appealed to the Supreme court, the High specialized court first ordered the Appellate court to consider (appeal. – «GORDON»), but the court of Appeal again refused, and the Supreme court agreed. And since, as the Supreme court agreed, allegedly subject to execution the decision of Solomensky court to close a proceeding. But today, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the High specialized and ordered the Appellate court to consider the complaint of the Prosecutor on the decision of Solomensky court,» explained Gorbatyuk.
According to him, «the decision on closing of criminal proceedings at present, and those suspicions, which he was nominated, exist.»
«Details I will not tell you because since October of last year that criminal proceedings are transferred to another unit,» – said the Director of the Department of special investigations of the Prosecutor General.
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13 October 2017, the press service of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine said that the criminal proceedings on suspicion Ivanyushchenko in the organization of embezzlement of public funds in especially large sizes, as well as in the organization of extortion by prior agreement of persons directed on new judicial consideration.
Ivanyushchenko also suspected of committing offenses under part 5 article 191 (assignment, waste of property or taking to them by abuse of official position) and part 3 of article 368-2 (illicit enrichment) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
At the request of the GPU, the court arrested 72 million Swiss francs on Swiss Bank accounts Ivanyushchenko. The court also arrested belonging to the former Deputy of account in Ukrainian banks and the fleet.
In February 2016, it was reported that the court ruled to close the proceedings concerning Ivanyushchenko because of the inaction of the GPU, which for the year is not found evidence of his guilt. In the court decision it was stated that it is not subject to appeal. The GPU refused to close the deal in early February appealed, but the court did not take it into consideration.
In September 2016, the MP from the Bloc Poroshenko Sergei Leshchenko said that the Kyiv court of Appeals made the decision that lifted Ivanyushchenko with the international investigation.
Gorbatyuk: Decision on closing of criminal proceedings against Ivanyushchenko tonight, and those suspicions, which he put forward, there are 23.12.2017