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 Anti-Corruption Committee wants Shokin to report in Parliament on investigation into ‘diamond’ prosecutors

The Anti-Corruption Committee of the Ukrainian parliament summons Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin to report in the Parliament regarding the investigation into the case of the ‘diamond’ prosecutors.

The MPs heard Deputy Prosecutor General Vitalii Kasko and First Deputy Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine Viktor Trepakov on the investigation into the case of the 'diamond' prosecutors today at a meeting of the Committee on preventing and combating corruption, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc.

According to MP from the Poroshenko Bloc faction Ivan Melnychuk, taking into consideration the submitted information, the Committee decided that the Prosecutor General to deliver a report in the Verkhovna Rada.

Read more: More pressure put in "diamond" prosecutors' case, - Deputy Prosecutor General Kasko

"It was decided to appeal to Shokin to report in Rada on the progress of investigation into the 'diamond' prosecutors," Melnychuk said.

He also noted that the deputies voted to provide information to the President of Ukraine concerning possible pressure on investigators, who have been investigating the case against former First Deputy Head of the Main Investigation Directorate of the PGO Volodymyr Shapakin and former Deputy Prosecutor of the Kyiv region Oleksandr Korniiets, suspected of extorting major bribes.

 
 
 
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