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 MP Kivalov’s relative faces 12 years in prison for corrupt practices, Prosecutor General Lutsenko says

The General Inspectorate of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine referred to the court the case filed against two former prosecutors who extorted and received $150,000 in bribe.

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko wrote on his page on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

The prosecutor general noted that both lawyers and some judges have "long been trying to bury" this case.

See more: Ex-prosecutor Nechyporenko, arrested Nov. 30 for taking $150,000 bribe, turns out Kivalov's relative, - MP Herashchenko. PHOTO

"It is not surprising as one of the accused is a relative of lawmaker Serhii Kivalov (Opposition bloc faction). I am writing this in order to tighten social and journalistic control over the litigation. Such crime is punished by 12-year imprisonment with confiscation of property under the law. Gentlemen of the Shevchenkivskyi district court in Kyiv, it's up to you to decide now," Lutsenko wrote.

Read more: Prosecutors suspected of accepting $150,000 bribe remanded on bail

 
 
 
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