The court allowed to detain Yanukovych and Zakharchenko on «business society»

The Pechersky court of Kiev granted permission for the detention of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and former interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko on «Church business», writes «Ukrainian truth» with reference to the Unified state register of judicial judgments.

The court on 3 January at the request of the Prosecutor General’s office allowed to detain Yanukovych, took a similar decision in relation to Zakharchenko, and also gave permission for the detention of Valery Koryak , the former head of the Kiev police.

The investigator of GPU said the suspects are hiding from investigation and trial. To avoid destruction of evidence and the impact on victims, witnesses and experts, the investigator believes that suspects should be detained and brought to court for appointment of a measure of restraint in form of detention.

Zakharchenko, Yanukovych and Koryak are suspected of illegal deprivation of liberty Alexander drabinko – personal assistant to the late Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine Vladimir. Investigators believe that Yanukovych and his entourage pressured the deceased Metropolitan, to force him to abdicate.

It is known that the suspect in this case is also the MP from «Opposition bloc» Vadim Novinsky. Two other suspects – the commander and Deputy SBSM «Griffin» gumvd of Ukraine in Kiev. Information on the detention of other defendants yet.

On 8 December the Supreme Rada removed parliamentary immunity from Novinsky.

The court allowed to detain Yanukovych and Zakharchenko on «business society» 08.01.2017

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