As reported by Censor.NET, a source in the PGO familiar with the case told Insider news outlet.
The source said the case was filed under the request of MP Olena Masorina.
Sytnyk faces charges under Article 328 (disclosure of data constituting a state secret). The offense is punished depending on the severity by imprisonment for 2-5 or 5-8 years with or without deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for up to 3 years.
The NABU director shall preliminary be summoned for interview to the PGO on Nov. 17. Sources in the NABU report Sytnik is currently beyond the city on a business trip.
Earlier, on Nov. 16, the media reported that the Prosecutor General's Office launched probe against NABU Director Artem Sytnyk for alleged disclosure of information pertaining to a pre-trial investigation. The conversation of chief editors of several news outlets with a person whose voice sounded like Sytnyk's surfaced on the Web a week earlier. The person was disclosing the details of criminal cases by reading out the abstracts from the case against former ATO forces' Prosecutor Kostiantyn Kulyk.