The appeals chamber WACHS explained why he canceled the arrest in absentia of Minister Yanukovych

Alexander Klimenko

KIEV. May 19. UNN. The appeals chamber of the Higher anti-corruption court has cancelled the arrest in absentia former Minister of income and fees Alexander Klimenko in the government of Mykola Azarov, as the prosecution had not sent the resolution on the announcement in the international search at the National Bureau of Interpol in Ukraine. About this UNN reports citing the press service of the court.

The judge-speaker of the Appeals chamber Inna Kalugin reports that a panel of judges found that the 10 June 2019 in the framework of criminal proceedings, the Prosecutor of military Prosecutor’s office really took a procedural decision in the form of regulations, which in accordance with article 281 of the CPC announced an international search for the suspect.

“However, the prosecution not added any evidence to the Commission on pre-trial investigation any actions aimed at the implementation of the relevant regulations, in particular evidence of any information about declaring persons on the international wanted list in eRDR and sending a request to declare investigation Department of the National Central Bureau of Interpol in Ukraine”, – said Kalugin.

She also noted that from 19 November 2019 to conduct pre-trial investigation in this criminal proceedings is entrusted to the EMB, and procedural guidance – prosecutors SAP, still pre-trial investigation in the specified criminal proceedings was carried out by the prosecutors of the Chief military Prosecutor’s office of the GPU, which filed the petition for election measures of restraint.

Recall, the panel of judges of the Appeals chamber of the Higher anti-corruption court on may 13 revoked the decision on correspondence arrest of the former Minister of income and fees Alexander Klimenko in the government of Mykola Azarov.

As reported, former Minister of revenues and duties of Ukraine Alexander Klimenko, according to which in April of 2017, completed a special pre-trial investigation, August 19, 2019 the court in absentia chose a measure of restraint in form of detention.