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 "No charges brought against me for now," - Onyshchenko after questioning by NABU

MP Oleksandr Onyshchenko (Volia Narodu parliamentary group) is not under indictment as of now.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Espreso.TV, the lawmaker said after being questioned by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) on Tuesday.

According to him, he has not been submitted any evidence of his involvement in criminal offenses related to gas production.

"I have provided some explanations. They have promised to create a working group and communicate, reach some compromise. I have been shown nothing. As far as I understood the NABU director, he never said that I was the leader of a criminal gang," the politician said.

Read more: "I will probably go to NABU myself," - MP Onyshchenko

"No charges have been brought against me for now," the lawmaker said. "Thus, I am not under indictment as of now," he added.

The MP said he had not been served any notice by the investigating authorities so far.

Read more: Сourt arrested nineth suspect in "Onyshchenko gas case"

Earlier, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine raided the office of MP Oleksandr Onyshchenko March 16. The NABU stated that the searches were carried out under the pretrial investigation of criminal case initiated into abuse of office during sale of the natural gas jointly extracted with Ukrhazvydobuvannia SE.

NABU searched MP Onyshchenko's formal chamber for the second time June 15.

Prosecutor General's Office received a motion of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) to lift the immunity of the people's deputy Oleksandr Onyshchenko.

Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytskyi and NABU Director Artem Sytnyk claimed that Volia Narodu MP Onyshchenko appropriated 1,6 billion hryvnia.

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko has drafted a motion requesting the Verkhovna Rada's consent to criminal prosecution, detention and pretrial confinement of lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko June 16.
 
 
 
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