Court arrests second suspect in bribery attempts of presidential candidate

Source : 112 Ukraine

The preventive measure for the suspect is taking him into custody or $150, 000 bail
10:33, 8 March 2019


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The Pechersk District Court of Kyiv chose the preventive measure for the second suspect in trying to bribe Yuriy Tymoshenko, the presidential candidate in the elections-2019. Larysa Sargan, the press secretary of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine on Twitter.

The Pechersk District Court o Kyiv declared a preventive measure for  Ishchenko A, the second suspect, who attempted, to bribe the presidential candidate of Ukraine, either he can be brought into custody or be released with $150,000 bail”, - Sargan wrote.

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Earlier, the court chose the same preventive measure for the first suspect Taras Kostanchuk.

As we reported earlier, Yuriy Tymoshenko, the presidential candidate of Ukraine was suggested almost $200,000 for his withdrawal from the elections.

It should be noted, that the presidential applied to the General Prosecutor’s Office after several attempts to influence Yuriy Tymoshenko. The culprits are detained under article 157 part 3 (the impediment of the electoral process).

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