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 Procedural matters on stripping Onyshchenko of immunity by Rada may take 10 days, - Parubii

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii expects that Ukrainian law enforcers will prevent MP Oleksandr Onyshchenko (Volia Narodu parliamentary group) from leaving the country while the parliament will be dealing with procedural issues regarding the motion on stripping of immunity, detention and confinement of Onyshchenko, filed by Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko.

"I very much expect that the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies will prevent this person from leaving Ukraine while the procedural issues will be tackled," Parubii said on air of Channel 5 on Thursday evening, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

He stressed that the Ukrainian parliament would pass these procedures as quickly as regulations permitted.

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The Verkhovna Rada speaker reminded that he submitted the prosecutor general's motion on stripping of immunity, detention and confinement of Onyshchenko to the procedural committee, and the lawmaker who was filed a motion against would have five days to submit written explanations to the relevant committee under the Law "On the Rules of Parliamentary Procedure".

Parubii admitted that the procedural matters will be taken off the table within about 10 days, after which he would immediately put this issue before the Verkhovna Rada.

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Earlier, Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytskyi drafted and submitted to the prosecutor general the files necessary for the motion on criminal prosecution, detention, and confinement of Onyshchenko on Wednesday. He explained that the motion to obtain consent for holding Onyshchenko accountable had been drafted under the criminal proceedings initiated into corrupt practices in the sale of gas jointly produced with Ukrhazvydobuvannia PJSC.

The picture of the motion signed by Lutsenko was posted on his Facebook page on Thursday around 2 a.m. The document read that 86 pages of the case file had been attached to it.

See more: Request for Onyshchenko's arrest registered in Rada and depends on MPs now, - Head of Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office Kholodnytskyi. DOCUMENT (in Ukrainian)
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