Prosecutor General’s Office finds violations in Kholodnitsky’s work
Prosecutor General Irina Venediktova says that an official investigation against the head of the office of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor (CAP), Nazar Kholodnitsky, has revealed a number of violations of his work.
She said so in an interview with Ukrainian News.
“The internal investigation is finished. The facts of violation of the requirements of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the law” on the prosecution “and the regulations on the specialized anti-corruption prosecution have been confirmed,” she said.
A disciplinary complaint against Kholodnitsky was referred to the disciplinary committee.
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Venediktova also added that she was exclusively linked to Kholodnitsky through labor relations.
As noted, on May 26, Attorney General Irina Venediktova posted a video message in which she announced the inactivity of the SAP and stressed that it required an immediate response.
According to the Attorney General, a study of the state of the organization of the investigation into criminal proceedings reveals numerous violations and poor performance of official duties by the management and prosecutors of the EPS.
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In response, the prosecutors published an open letter in which they noted that the public prosecutor did not have the right to give instructions to the EPS prosecutors and also denied the statements of the public prosecutor concerning the shortcomings of the procedural management EPS prosecutors in a number of procedures.
On May 27, Venediktova called on SAP prosecutors to give examples of judicial convictions to corrupt officials in 2019-20.
However, SAP said that the political elites have launched processes to reallocate their activities to specific objectives.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru