114 criminal proceedings related to the crimes committed at Maidan in 2013-14 will be referred to pre-trail investigation bodies. The investigation will continue, press service of the Prosecutor’s General Office reports.
"Due to the expiry of the prosecution bodies’ authority for pre-trial investigation, 114 proceedings related to crimes committed during the mass protests in 2013-2014 will be forwarded to the pre-trial investigation bodies. Prosecutors of a specially created department of procedural leadership will be able to conduct unadjourned actions for these proceedings until the transfer of case files to the relevant bodies is completed," the statement said.
It is noted that the State Bureau of Investigation, which has already set up a special investigation unit to investigate Maidan crimes, will receive 50 proceedings, National Anti-Corruption Bureau - 43 proceedings, and the rest will go to the National Police, State Security Service and State Fiscal Service.
As we reported earlier, State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) has set up a unit to work on the investigation of crimes committed during the Maidan protests in 2013-2014. It was stated by the director of the State Bureau of Investigations Roman Truba on his Telegram-channel.
"A unit for investigation of crimes committed during mass protests in 2013-2014 has been set up at the State Bureau of Investigations - we have selected the best, professional investigators who will further work effectively on the Maidan cases," Truba wrote.