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 Rada strips MP Bakulin of immunity, authorizes his detention

The Ukrainian parliament gave its consent to detain and place Opposition bloc faction MP Yevhen Bakulin in pretrial custody in order to bring him to criminal responsibility. The lawmakers also supported stripping Bakulin of parliamentary immunity.

As reported by a correspondent for Censor.NET, 274 MPs voted in favor of stripping the lawmaker of immunity.

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko requested the Verkhovna Rada to support these decisions citing corruption charges brought against Bakulin.

274 lawmakers supported the decision to prosecute Bakulin, 252 MPs voted in favor of remanding him in pre-trial custody and 240 cast their votes for his arrest.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3055712