Editor-in-chief Stranaya Guzhva was detained for extortion – GPUUncategorized June 23, 2017
“According to the materials of the SFS and the Prosecutor’s office of Kyiv police detained Igor Guzhva, who demanded and received $10 thousand for the deployment of compromising materials on the current policy. In the investigation there is video and audio evidence,” wrote Lutsenko.
Guzhva said earlier that the search is “a fabricated case”. Through his lawyer he reported that “about a month ago I went on a people from the people’s Deputy from the Radical party Linko and offered $20 thousand for the removal of the text about the conflict of people, molting and Kiva”.
“It was suggested strongly, but I refused. Since contacts about Linko was not. Today at about 21:00 in my office broke people. It was presented by the police. Force selected the phone. My requirements not to conduct investigative actions before the arrival of the lawyers did not respond. What they found during a search, where it came from, they found me hard to say. I have not had the opportunity to monitor their actions,” said Guzhva.
“Our news room in one room was occupied by SBU officers. About 15-20 people. The building of the business center closed to entry”, – wrote in Facebook Deputy Guzhva Svetlana Kryukova. She added that there were during a search of three members of the editorial Board, including Guzhva.
The speaker of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya said LIGA.netthat she had no information about the search. The interior Ministry said he had attended on behalf of the GPU. “Investigators of the national police involved in the investigation on behalf of the prosecution. Been the case in ERDR – the Prosecutor’s office, operational support SBU. And today, at the time of implementation, has attracted two investigators of the national police for performing technical functions,” commented LIGA.net the Director of the Department of communication of the Ministry of internal Affairs Artem Shevchenko.
Igor Guzhva in the office Stranaya