The lawyer and former MP Martynenko: NABU SAP and understand its fragility

The lawyer did not understand why SAP, calling Martynenko “law abiding citizen”, demands his arrest

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The grounds for detention and the Declaration of suspicion of politics and businessman Mykola Martynenko appeared because of the desire of the leadership of the National anti-corruption Bureau to appear in the proceedings. Such opinion in interview to Agency “Ukrainian news” stated the lawyer, Martynenko Igor Cherezov.

“It seems that we have the still ongoing competition in the public relations between the NABOO and the Specialized anticorruption Prosecutor’s office, he said. – From the point of view, as it treats the National anti-corruption Bureau, then the offense is. From the point of view, as set out in suspicion, it is really funny.”

The lawyer said that he was surprised the SAP petition about election of a measure of restraint in form of arrest for 60 days with an alternative of Deposit of 300 million UAH.

“Martynenko quietly located on the territory of Ukraine not hiding from investigation authorities. We will prove in court that any reason that it will improperly behave, does not exist. It is, in fact, proves himself a dedicated anti-corruption Prosecutor Nazar Golodnitsky, saying that Martynenko behaves as a law-abiding citizen. Oddly enough, when the Prosecutor said that Martynenko, law-abiding citizen, and makes him a suspect in the crime,” – said the lawyer.

Commenting on the prospect of future appeal of the verdict in the European court for human rights, Ivan said: “the Problem is that one gets the impression that these bodies (NABS and SAP) understand its fragility. I think that by the time the European court decisions the detectives and prosecutors no longer.”

Martynenko was detained in the evening of 20 April. He announced the suspicion of committing crimes under part 1 of Art. 255 (creating criminal organization), part 5 article 191 (assignment, waste of property or taking to them by abuse of official position) the Criminal code of Ukraine. Former MP suspected of abuse in the execution of the contract of purchase and sale of uranium concentrate to SE “VostGOK” across the Austrian intermediary company Steuermann.

According to Golodnitsky, Martynenko could face up to 12 years of imprisonment.

The court of election ex-the Deputy of a measure of restraint to be held on April 21.

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