Prosecutor General's Office intends to serve new charges on Chechetov

The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine intends to serve new charges on former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Mykhailo Chechetov.

Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin said in an interview with Channel 5, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"The investigation is under way. I am sure that you will hear additional charges against him very soon," he said.

At the same time, Shokin has not named specific charges the Prosecutor General's Office intends to serve on Chechetov but stressed that they may concern his activities as head of the State Property Fund.

Earlier, Pechersk district court in Kyiv has chosen a measure of restraint in the form of detention for Chechetov and appointed a bail of 5 million hryvnia Feb. 21.

The bail for the prisoner was posted Feb. 23.

The Prosecutor General's Office served Chechetov suspicion of promoting the adoption of "dictatorial laws" Jan. 16, 2014., Feb. 20.

He is suspected of having signed the protocol of voting with false results being a member of the counting commission.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n326603