The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko is confident in the completeness of the evidence base for the completion of the investigation of fraud in PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya» and relies on operational support to Parliament his idea of lifting the parliamentary immunity of Alexander Onishchenko.
At a press conference in Lviv on Thursday, June 16, Lutsenko said that the investigation into the abuse of MPs and senior officials in the implementation of the gas produced in the joint activities with PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya» was conducted in secrecy and expressed regret that the journalist Dmitry gnap released this information, which the police also had to report about the ongoing investigation and the involvement of MPs.
Speaking about the case, the public Prosecutor announced the discovery of other criminal proceedings, and the disclosure of the names of other defendants in the investigation of abuse of MPs and senior officials in the implementation of the gas produced in the joint activities with PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya».
«Scheme Onishchenko was about 30%, there are other persons involved», — Lutsenko told, without naming names or positions of the latter. He also cautioned against publication of the names of the other defendants in the case of fraud in «Ukrgazvydobuvannya».
Speaking of introducing them to the Parliament the submission on the removal of parliamentary immunity and criminal prosecution Onishchenko, the attorney General expressed confidence that they will be able to convince parliamentarians of the need for involvement of the Deputy to responsibility, detention and arrest.
«I can guarantee Mr Onishchenko fair consequence of legitimate actions,» — said Lutsenko.
Also the public Prosecutor has reminded that the regulations of the Verkhovna Rada provides for 5 days to give a written explanation. «This regulation will have to go again to not repeat what happened in the case of the Chairman (people’s Deputy from «Radical party» Ihor Mosiychuk ). No violation of the rules, any violations of the procedures should not be», — he added.
Lutsenko said that on Thursday the Verkhovna Rada Chairman with ideas and on the same day shall require from Onishchenko written explanations he may give, or refuse to provide explanations.
Then, according to the Prosecutor General, the relevant Committee has 20 days from the date of receipt to the Parliament the submission on the removal of immunity for making it to the meeting.
«I hope that it will be faster. I will arrive and give all necessary explanations. I am sure that is the whole evidence base,» he concluded.
In this case, Lutsenko said that the Parliament will have to vote separately for the lifting of parliamentary immunity for prosecution, and separately for the arrest.
Also, the attorney General said that Onishchenko’s «the number 14 departed at the celebration of his birthday in nice and knew Spectaculator when I did searches.» However the Prosecutor General did not specify whether information on the whereabouts Onishchenko currently.
Earlier in Hartberg Director of the National anti-corruption Bureau Sytnyk announced the arrest of the aircraft Onishchenko. «The list of seized property is one of his (Onishchenko – ed.) private jets. There is not only Onishchenko, there are various other members of the group», — quotes the words rush to the Internet edition «Ukrainian truth».
As reported, Yuriy Lutsenko today, June 16, sent to the Verkhovna Rada representation about consent on bringing to criminal responsibility, detention and arrest Onishchenko. The relevant document, the Prosecutor General has posted on his page in Facebook.
June 15, NABU gave the Prosecutor’s office presentation for preparing materials about the lifting of parliamentary immunity, the detention and arrest of Onishchenko.
During the day in Kiev continued search of the premises of the MP.
Onishchenko is suspected of misappropriation of state property. In case of figures, the sum of 3 billion USD.
Lutsenko said that the evidence against Onishchenko enough, and announced a new production 16.06.2016