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 PGO promises to strip more MPs of immunity

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine (PGO) is going to submit motions on stripping certain lawmakers of immunity after adoption of amendments to the Verkhovna Rada regulations rendering the MPs’ escape impossible.

As reported by Censor.NET, Deputy Prosecutor General Yevhen Yenin said on air of Pohliad TV show broadcast by Channel 5.

"You'll hear more names once we ensure the adoption of certain amendments to the Verkhovna Rada regulations, which, for example, will prevent a people's deputy from leaving the country after a motion on one's detention, stripping of immunity is filed," the prosecutor said.

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Besides, Yenin added that although the PGO was not a subject of lawmaking, the agency was still actively working with the MPs in this direction.

Ukrainian Pravda earlier reported that the Prosecutor General's Office was drafting a motion on stripping Opposition bloc MP Vadym Novinskyi of parliamentary immunity. The lawmaker disproved this information.

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