The PGO appealed the denial of the Pechersk court to send Saakashvili under arrest

The Prosecutor General’s office filed a complaint in the court of Appeal of Kyiv in the Pechersk district court’s refusal to submit deprived the Ukrainian citizenship of the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili under house arrest.

The case is “About refusal in application of a preventive measure in the form of house arrest” was in the court of Appeal of 15 December.

As reported on the website of the court, an appeal was filed by the Prosecutor Alexander Govorushin.

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On the case assigned to a panel of judges: Chairman Oleg Prysiazhniuk, as well as Denis Masenko and Igor Palinic.

However, the meeting date is still unknown.

Recall that in early December, the employees of the Prosecutor General and security Service of Ukraine in the morning came to search in a rented Kiev apartment Mikheil Saakashvili to the Church. The reason for this unexpected visit became the criminal proceedings opened GPU for 256 the Criminal code (assistance to participants of the criminal organizations and concealment of their criminal activity).

Publicly the charges against Saakashvili announced the head of GPU, Yury Lutsenko. According to him, the autumn protests, Saakashvili and his supporters was organized to seize power in the country. Their sponsor was approached to Victor Yanukovych the oligarch-fugitive Serhiy Kurchenko. He allegedly handed over half a million dollars ally Saakashvili Severiano Dangadze. Latest security forces detained while trying to leave Ukraine with a portion of the amounts received from the courier Kurchenko. Now Dangadze arrested for two months.

The attorney General’s claim that conducted covert investigative actions Dangadze, Saakashvili, Kurchenko and his Trustee in may 2017. All four passed on the second part of the same article that accused Saakashvili. It is from five to ten years of imprisonment. But on December 7 the position of prosecutors in relation to the ex-President of Georgia has changed. Now he is charged with first part of article 256. It provides mitigation of punishment if the suspect is not official and did not commit a crime again. It is from three to five years.

Police detained Saakashvili late on the evening of 8 December and taken to the detention facility of the SBU in the Askold lane. However, the evening of 11 December the Pechersky regional court of Kiev released Saakashvili unconditionally. The court denied the prosecutors the petition about election of a measure of restraint in the form of a round-the-clock house arrest.

December 18, Monday, Saakashvili was summoned for the first interrogation.

  • the Prosecutor’s office
  • Saakashvili
  • GPU
  • the complaint
  • appeal
  • Pechersk court

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