Prosecutors will ask for arrest Guzhva with the possibility of bail for a few million
The Kyiv Prosecutor’s office will petition for arrest of the chief editor of the publication “the Country.ia” Igor Guzhva with the possibility of bail in the sum more than 3 million UAH.
This was reported by press Secretary of the Metropolitan Prosecutor’s office Hope maksimets, transfers “112 Ukraine”.
The people’s Deputy from “Radical party” Linko said that he met with Guzhva personally
“With regard to the second defendant in – chief of the online edition (Guzhva, ed.), the Prosecutor will ask the court a measure of restraint in form of detention with a security Deposit of more than 3 million UAH”, – she told.
We will remind, in the evening of 22 June, the chief editor of the newspaper “the Country.ia” of the Igor Guzhva was detained.
According to Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, Guzhva received 10 thousand dollars to not publish the dirt on one of the politicians. According to Guzhva, a month ago, the people Deputy from the Radical party Linko offered him money for the placement of materials on the conflict of molting and the adviser to the interior Minister Ilya Kiva. Guzhva says that he refused the money.
After his arrest came two lawyers, but they are not missed in the editorial office. It turned out that one of the defenders Igor Guzhva in the room was still is the Minister of justice of times of Yanukovych Olena Lukash.
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Note, in 2015, Igor Guzhva was wanted on suspicion of intentional evasion from paying taxes on about $ 18 million. On 1 August he arrived in Kiev and immediately went to the investigator a statement that it did not intend to hide from law enforcement.
On 29 July it became known that Igor Guzhva left the media holding “Vesti Ukraine”, and also stepped down as editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper “Vesti”.
Later, former chief editor of the newspaper “Vesti” Igor Guzhva has made for himself a pledge of $ 1 million 35 thousand 300 UAH (about 850 times the minimum wage), his court-appointed 4 Aug.