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 Interior Ministry Places Kuzmin on the Wanted List: Former Deputy Prosecutor General Faces 5 to 10 Years

The Ministry of Internal Affairs put former First Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin on the wanted list. He is now facing 5 to 10 years in prison.

The corresponding information was published on the Ministry's official website in the "Wanted" section, Censor.NET reports citing Livyi Bereg.

Kuzmin is wanted by the Organized Crime Division of the Ministry as a fugitive from prosecution.

Former Deputy Prosecutor General and former Presidential candidate is suspected of committing an offence under Part 3, Article 371 of the Criminal Code (deliberate unlawful detention resulting in grave consequences).

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This offense is punished by a prison term of 5 to 10 years.

It is noted that the court issued a writ of attachment of the suspect.

Ukrainian law enforcement officers lost sight of Kuzmin on June 1.

Earlier, the Prosecutor General's Office stated it had not found Kuzmin at his place of residence in Kyiv and Donetsk.

In late May, the Prosecutor General's Office launched an investigation against Kuzmin regarding illegal detention of former Interior Minister Yurii Lutsenko in 2010.


 
 
 
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