PGO launches probe against NABU Chief Sytnyk over pretrial investigation disclosure, - media


The Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) initiated proceedings against NABU director Atrem Sytnyk for alleged divulging of preliminary investigation results.

As reported by Censor.NET, a source in the PGO familiar with the case told Insider news outlet.

The source said the case was filed under the request of MP Olena Masorina.

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Sytnyk faces charges under Article 328 (disclosure of data constituting a state secret). The offense is punished depending on the severity by imprisonment for 2-5 or 5-8 years with or without deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for up to 3 years.

The NABU director shall preliminary be summoned for interview to the PGO on Nov. 17. Sources in the NABU report Sytnik is currently beyond the city on a business trip.

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Earlier, on Nov. 16, the media reported that the Prosecutor General's Office launched probe against NABU Director Artem Sytnyk for alleged disclosure of information pertaining to a pre-trial investigation. The conversation of chief editors of several news outlets with a person whose voice sounded like Sytnyk's surfaced on the Web a week earlier. The person was disclosing the details of criminal cases by reading out the abstracts from the case against former ATO forces' Prosecutor Kostiantyn Kulyk.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n463044