The Pechersky court of Kiev granted permission for the detention of the commander of the black sea fleet of Russia Alexander Vitko, said the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. Law enforcement bodies of Ukraine a senior Russian official suspected of involvement in the “occupation and annexation of the territories of Ukraine”. On April 18, according to the Prosecutor General, Vitko at the location was given appropriate notice and the agenda the need to appear before the investigator on April 25.
“Because the suspect within the specified period did not come, the Main military office of public Prosecutor has addressed in court with the petition for granting permission for the arrest of the black sea fleet”, — is spoken in the message Genprokurora. The court issued this permit on April 27. It allows you to deliver it to the court on the territory of Ukraine, which will address the issue of the arrest, said the Prosecutor’s office.
In addition, on April 26, “in connection with the concealment Vitko from investigation authorities with the aim of avoiding criminal liability,” the decision of the Prosecutor of the military was declared wanted.
The Ukrainian side suspects Vitko is that from 20 February to 21 March 2014, he “intentionally committed criminal actions to change the boundaries of the territory and the state border of Ukraine”. Kiev believes that the commander of the fleet incited to commit treason, and organized action designed to damage the defense of vital importance for Ukraine of objects as well as prepared and participated in waging aggressive war against Ukraine”.
Thus in a press-service of the black sea fleet said earlier that Vitko has not received from the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s office any letters with accusations, reported by TASS. “No letters, “suspicion” or parcels, black sea fleet commander, of course, did not. And didn’t even know about their existence” — said the then representative of the press service of the BSF.