Solomensky district court of Kyiv obliged the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) to open the case against ex-president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin as the court reported.
The former president and foreign minister are suspected in the abuse of power or authority. The NABU has to open the case within 24 hours since it receives the copy of the court’s decision.
“To oblige the official of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine whose competence includes provision of data to the United register of the pretrial investigations, not later than 24 hours after receiving the copy of the regulation, to put information to the United register of the pretrial investigations about criminal offences mentioned in the application filed by person 1 to the NABU,” the message said.
Head of the State Investigation Bureau Roman Truba confirmed information that fifth president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko involved in 11 criminal proceedings opened by the SIB.
Poroshenko’s lawyer stated that the ex-president is a witness in two cases of the State Bureau of Investigation that is why there can be no suspicions against him.