EN|RU|UK
  12260
Related materials:

 Yefremov organized seizure of administration buildings in Luhansk in 2014, - MP Landik

Former Party of Regions MP Volodymyr Landik informed media that former leader of Party of Regions parliamentary faction, former governor of the Luhansk region Oleksandr Yefremov was the one who organized seizure of administration buildings in Luhansk on April 29, 2014.

As reported by Censor.NET, he said this in a commentary to LIGA.net.

"I confirm this was organized by Yefremov, I have already testified [on it] in the Prosecutor General's Office," Landik said.

He said he could not disclose more details on the Yefremov case.

"I said it all at PGO a month ago, but I am not going to disclose details to the media," Landik explained.

Read more: Pretrial confinement imposed on Yefremov indicates Ukraine's recovery, Prosecutor General Lutsenko says

Commenting on the demands by Opposition Bloc political party to prosecute him after the testimony, Landik stressed:

"Do you think they will acknowledge they robbed Ukraine? They are next on the list, this is what the buzz us about."

He said he only banked on Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko in this case and refused to make any forecasts.

Read more: Oligarchs become less powerful in Ukraine, - Ambassador Pyatt

Earlier, Opposition Bloc party demanded that former Party of Regions MP Landik is prosecuted for allegedly false testimony against former Party of Regions parliamentary faction head Yefremov.

July 30, Landik said Yefremov was the one who order to seize the buildings of the Luhansk regional administration and SBU department in 2014.

As reported, on the morning of July 30, Yefremov was detained in Boryspil airport on suspicion of infringement of territorial integrity of Ukraine. The detention was intended to prevent possible escape of the suspect. In the evening the same day he was served with an indictment.

The PGO had detained former MP Yefremov previously. He had been arrested with the possibility of release on a 3.7 million hryvnia bail and bailed out by his colleague MP Borys Kolesnikov.

The court ordered the notorious politician to wear an electronic bracelet.

According to investigators, current charges against Yefremov are related to financing of separatists in the Luhansk region.

As also reported, several criminal proceedings have been instituted against Yefremov.

Aug.1, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv has applied a measure of restraint against former head of the Party of Regions parliamentary faction Oleksandr Yefremov in the form of detention until Sept. 28.




 
 
 
 up