As reported in his Facebook press Secretary of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Larisa Sargan, the Agency was forced to open criminal proceedings against Avakov after the treatment of the “center of corruption counteraction”. In this case put forward to the Minister’s accusations, she called the subject of imagination, which cannot be grounds for criminal prosecution.
The night before, September 13, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko on air of TV channel “24” stated that his office has opened a criminal case against Avakov on the letter Shabunina, “because all the same.”
Sargan suggested that denunciation, as she described the complaint against Avakov for someone are a profession, and in post-Soviet society, they are ways of discrediting.
Garfish later in interview to TV channel “112” stated that the facts in the statement are not confirmed, and therefore the case will be closed.
In turn, the head of the “center of counteraction of corruption” Vitaly Shabunin said the TV channel “112”, do not understand what I was talking about. According to him, he was not talking to the Prosecutor General and National anti-corruption Bureau, as Avakov is suspected that he was not informed about the conflict of interest in the investigation, which conducts the Ministry of the interior.
Earlier a criminal case was opened against the anti-corruption action Center, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv allowed the Prosecutor General to carry out the seizure of documents in the center. The case was instituted on the fact of investigation of the American grant for the reform of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.