The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) carried out investigative actions in the case of Honcharuk wiretapping investigative actions were carried out in relation to ministers, representatives of state power. The SBU press service reports.
It is reported that individual officials, by agreement, passed a lie detector test and all, without exception, reacted to this situation with understanding.
The Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine Ivan Bakanov urged the representatives of the 1+1 TV channel not to speculate on facts and not to manipulate public opinion, covering the investigation of the case regarding illegal wiretapping of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk.
According to the head of the SBU, journalists should be interested in establishing the truth in this resonant case and comprehensively contribute to the investigation.
“We are not talking about any pressure on the journalists of the 1 + 1 TV channel or the oppression of freedom of speech in Ukraine. And it cannot be done in principle. We are talking about an impartial and comprehensive criminal investigation into the illegal listening of the head of government. And investigative the actions took place not only along Kurenevska street, 18, but also to other addresses of the persons being checked," - Ivan Bakanov emphasized.
Also, the head of the SBU noted that the relevant investigative actions in this case were carried out in relation to ministers, representatives of state power and parole. Individual officials, by agreement, passed a lie detector test, and everyone, without exception, reacted to this situation with understanding.
SBU recalls: investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine carry out a pre-trial investigation into the illegal use of special technical means of obtaining information in the premises of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine committed by an organized group, on the grounds of a crime under Part 3 of Article 359 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Investigators and SBU investigators found that prior to the unlawful use of such funds, the receipt, editing and distribution of audio recordings, individuals may be involved who periodically visit and use the premises on Kurenevska Street during their activities.
Investigative actions were also carried out in relation to other persons, including in relation to employees of the law enforcement body, who are checked for involvement in the illegal use of special technical means.
As we reported, Searches conducted by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) at Kurenivska Street, 18, is not related to the activities of the 1 + 1 television channel.