The Prosecutor’s office wants to put Yanukovych for treason for life
Chief military Prosecutor General Prosecutor’s office will appeal to court with petition in the future should be deprived the title of President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych penalty of life imprisonment for treason.
This was after the first court session on the case said the Prosecutor of the Chief military Prosecutor’s office Ruslan Kravchenko, writes UNIAN.
“The prosecution, since the defendant did not admit guilt during pre-trial investigation, will apply only for the strictest punishment is life imprisonment”, – he explained.
We will remind, Yanukovych said that had a number of questions to the GPU is relatively open against him of treason. In a letter to the Pechersk court of 18 January deprived the title of President, said that not properly received suspicion of treason, and therefore asked not to consider himself a suspect.
Suspicion Yanukovych has declared the public Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko during videotapes former head of state. At the same time, Lutsenko said that he will pass the documents to the lawyers who were present at the hearing and properly to Rostov. Note that the main argument of the prosecution was a letter from Yanukovych to Putin asking for military support.
Thursday, may 4, the presiding judge of Obolon district court of Kiev Vladislav Devyatko gave permission to the protection of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to organize a videoconference for participation of their client in trial. After this preparatory session on the case of Viktor Yanukovych declared a break till may 18.