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 "More arrests to follow, we have enough evidence against group of people," - Prosecutor General Lutsenko on Yefremov and Medianyk case

Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine continues investigation into the case of creation of the "Luhansk People's Republic" terrorist organization.

Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko said in a commentary to 112 Ukraine TV channel, Censor.NET informs.

"Within the case into creation of "LPR" terrorist organization, violation of territorial integrity of Ukraine by means of holding anti-Constitutional referendum, and other crimes stipulated by Criminal Code of Ukraine, PGO is conducting investigation within which citizen Yefremov was detained [earlier] and citizen Medianyk was apprehended on Friday night.

"More arrests will follow, as we have enough evidence against an entire group of people who violated territorial integrity of their own country. At the moment, the appeals court is hearing the case of Yefremov. We hope that judges make positive decision upon our motion, as charges that Yefremov faces do not stipulate for other punishment than arrest," Prosecutor General said.

See more: Court arrests former MP Medianyk for two months. VIDEO


Earlier, 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.

Aug.1, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv 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.

The PGO had detained former MP Yefremov ealier in February 2015. 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.

Current charges against Yefremov are related to financing of separatists in the Luhansk region.
Source: Канал 112
 
 
 
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