The head of the Central election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) Mikhail Okhendovsky remains under protection of the State security Department (HUGO) until such time as the court shall not make the decision to remove him from office, the head of the HUGO Valery geletey.
«This situation was faced for the first time, the suspicion was announced to the protected person. Other mechanism to remove the protection at that time, in addition to the determination of the dismissal, did not exist», — said geletey in an interview with «Today», published Monday, January 16, answering the question of what would have been the actions of employees of UGO, if the court chose Okhendovsky the measure of restraint in form of detention.
Geletey stressed that until the court has made the decision to remove from office Okhendovsky, the CEC remains under the protection of HUGO.
Geleta said that the staff of the office provide security officers in accordance with their status and the question here is not about any personalities.
As reported, on 13 December 2016 Stations at the airport «Borispol» employees Natsionalnogo antikorruptsionera Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) presented the message on suspicion in criminal proceedings about the so-called «black accounting» of the Party of regions. Stations suspected of committing criminal offences under part 3 and part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (bribery in large and extra large sizes a person holding a very responsible position).
The total amount of bribes alleged by detectives to the suspect, is about 161,7 thousand dollars, that equivalent at the exchange rate of the National Bank of Ukraine at the time of Commission of crime was almost 1.29 million.
19 December, the CEC at its meeting adopted an appeal in which he indicated that the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) raided on the night of 14 December in the office of the CEC head ohendovsky,and others, with violations of the law.
21 Dec Solomensky district court of Kiev chose Stations measure in the form of personal commitments until February 13, 2017: the head of the CEC may leave the territory of Ukraine only with the permission of the investigator.
On the same day, the court refused to remove the stations from the post of Chairman of the CEC.
Okhendovsky remains under the protection of HUGO, is in the position of the head of the CEC, – geletey 16.01.2017