Searches at the former people’s deputies from IN «Freedom» are due to the concealment of certain information, but they are on the case about mass murders February 20, 2014 in Kiev as witnesses. As UNIAN reports, about it at a briefing was declared by the head of Department of special investigations of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Serhiy Gorbatyuk.
He said that any political subtext in yesterday’s searches in the apartments of the Svoboda party is not, and the decision to conduct them was made by the investigator, as he believes that at this stage this tool of investigation is appropriate.
«I unequivocally and categorically assure us that no political forces and preferences have no influence on the investigation process. The searches were conducted not to representatives IN «Freedom», and the persons in respect of which there is a need to verify certain information concerning the events of February 20 on Instytutska street in Kyiv,» — said Gorbatyuk.
According to him, to verify this information, the investigator has chosen this form of investigative actions as a search.
The motivation of the search, according to Mr. Yan, due to the fact that there has been some concealment of information about the visit of the three «members» ( Igor solar atmosphere, Oleksandr Sych, Oleg Pankevich) 20 February last year in the hotel «Ukraine» in the centre of the capital.
He also noted that the persons summoned for interrogation to the investigator as witnesses on 16 October.
Mr. Yan addressed to «the members» not to politicize, but to come to the investigator and to answer his questions.
Mr. Yan also said that during the search were seized physical evidence in the form of photos and videos of the events of 20 February 2014.
He confirmed that one of the search investigators were forced to break the lock on the front door of the apartment in Lviv.
As reported, on October 12 in the home of the Deputy Chairman IN «Freedom», ex-Vice Prime Minister Sych in Ivano-Frankivsk and in the apartment of another Deputy Chairman of «Svoboda» Igor Yankiv in Lviv the representatives of the Prosecutor General and security Service of Ukraine held searched.
According to the press Secretary of the Chairman IN «Freedom» Oleg Tyahnybok Christina rawluk, home of the Owl seized a flash drive with photos and registered registered gun which the Owl he received from the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
«The apartment Ankawa was not, there was his mother, who was afraid to open the door to the unknown in civilian clothes who did not introduce themselves. Then the door broke open and in the home more than an hour passed a search in violation of all norms, without the presence of Ankawa. Lawyers arrived on the scene, documented violations and called the police. In the search Protocol it was stated that during the search of the apartment found nothing», said rawluk.
In addition, on 12 October in the home of the Deputy Chairman IN «Freedom» Pankevich was searched. Seized were officially registered as a hunting rifle and a video camera.
«Members» are on the case of firing on activists of the Maidan from the hotel «Ukraine» in 2014 as witnesses – the GPU 13.10.2015