Lutsenko admits that Uglava was the Deputy head of the NEB, having a Georgian citizenship

Deputy head of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Gizo Uglava at the time of his appointment to the post could have Georgian citizenship. About it in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine said today the Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko, the correspondent of the edition «GORDON».

«The fact that Gizo Uglava wrote the Declaration of renunciation of citizenship of Georgia before he was appointed, even to participate in the contest. In the Georgian legislation in one part of the article it says that it is a finished act, in another part – that the completion of this act is the undoing of citizenship», he explained.

According to the public Prosecutor, on this occasion, after the request of people’s deputies of the Prosecutor General’s office «has registered the corresponding production, conducted preliminary investigations, the results of which are now lawyers consult».

«My personal point of view, but is not yet final and official, that Guizot Uhlava did everything in his power to get out of Georgian citizenship, but officials of Georgia issued the final deed after the fact», – said Lutsenko.

He believes that Uglava «has become hostage to the slow response to his statement from the relevant services of the Republic of Georgia».

«Is there a violation of the competition? We will investigate further», – said the Prosecutor General.

In may it became known that the Prosecutor General’s office conducts an investigation against Uglava on suspicion of tax evasion and the concealment of the citizenship of Georgia.

The court granted the investigators access to things and documents containing secrets protected by law, in the possession of the competent authorities of Georgia, in particular to the documents Uglovoy about the loss of Georgian citizenship, as well as documents that contain all the information about company «Protractor» (LLC Transportir).

Uglava was appointed first Deputy Director of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine in April 2015. Since 1998, as stated in his official biography, he worked in the Prosecutor’s office of Georgia. In 2009-2012 he was Deputy chief Prosecutor of Georgia.

Lutsenko admits that Uglava was the Deputy head of the NEB, having a Georgian citizenship 06.12.2017

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