Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko singed an order to reprimand its Deputy, Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytsky. The Source in Prosecutor General’s office claimed this, Ukrainian News report.
The source of the agency specified that the writ is yet signed.
‘For committing acts that defame the title of prosecutor and may cast doubt on his objectivity, impartiality and independence, in the integrity and integrity of the prosecutor's office, as well as for systematic gross violation of the rules of prosecutorial ethics, apply to the deputy prosecutor general - the head of the Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office, the state counselor of justice 3 classes Kholodnytsky Nazar Ivanovych disciplinary punishment in the form of reprimand (paragraph 5, 6 part 1 of the law "On the Prosecutor's Office"),’ reads the text of the writ.
Qualification-Disciplinary Commission of prosecutors reprimanded Kholodnytsky on July 26.
As we reported the SAP found a wire in the cabinet of Nazar Kholodnytsky. It was noted that the NABU and Prosecutor General's Office held the audition. It was noted that the NABU and GPU tapped the SAPO Head.
On March 22, Kholodnytsky confirmed that the wire was found in his cabinet. He noted that he does not know who is an owner of the device found on March 6 and waits for the response from the law enforcement bodies.
Yuriy Lutsenko, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine initiated Kholodnytsky’s resignation on March 30. Lutsenko appealed to the Qualifications and Disciplinary Commission of Public Prosecutors concerning Nazar Kholodnytsky, his Deputy and the Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office.
Also, Kholodnytsky claimed that the Prosecutor General’s Office opened the criminal proceeding against him due to the disclosing of the details of the pretrial investigation, particularly, the Suprun case.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau asks the Qualifications and Disciplinary Commission of Public Prosecutors to initiate the dismissal of Nazar Kholodnytsky, the deputy prosecutor general and head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) instead of the reprimand for the gross violation of the prosecutor’s ethic. It is pointed that on July 16, NABU Head Artem Sytnyk sent the objection of the conclusion of the Qualifications and Disciplinary Commission of Public Prosecutors toward Kholodnytsky.