The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine supported the General Prosecutor’s office about the criminal prosecution of the Deputy from «popular front» Maxim Polyakov, the correspondent of the publication «GORDON».
«For» voted 250 deputies, two were against and seven abstained.
The faction voted thus:
- Block Petro Poroshenko – 110;
- «Popular front» – 51;
- The opposition bloc – 1;
- «Samopomich» – 26;
- «Batkivshchyna» – 11;
- Radical party – 16;
- «The will of the people» – 7;
- the independent – 28.
Then the presiding put to vote the performance of the GPU on the consent to the arrest Polyakov. This view was supported by 125 deputies in the required 226.
For another view of the Prosecutor about the arrest of the Polyakov – voted by 111 people.
On 6 July, the Specialized anticorruption Prosecutor’s office and the Prosecutor General’s office showed the operative video in which the assistant Polyakova Tatiana Lubonja receives money from the agent of the National anti-corruption Bureau to lobby amendments to the legislation on the extraction of amber.
Polyakov said on the Committee that has nothing to do with the so-called amber case and did not receive a bribe. He also said that the agent NABS Catherine «catfish».
The regulatory Committee considered the representation of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine in relation to the Polyakov legitimate and motivated, but not justified from the point of view of evidence.
Rada deprived Polyakova immunity, but did not give consent to his detention and arrest 11.07.2017