Ukraine's Parliament on Wednesday refused to consent to the arrest and detention of the Deputy Sergey Melnichuk.
the conclusion of the arrest supported only 32 deputies with the required minimum of 226 votes, for the detention voted only 16 deputies.
the Prosecutor General's office submitted to the Parliament the idea of bringing to responsibility under the criminal code Melnychuk. He is suspected of creating an illegal organization, he could face a prison sentence for life.
Melnychuk, a former commander of the volunteer battalion " Aidar ", formed to participate in special operations in the Donbass, not so long ago was expelled from the faction of the Radical party, for example, for the organization. It also is suspected in the involvement of fighters of a battalion to the kidnapping of the Director of state enterprise " Ukrspirt ".
Parliamentary and judicial immunity is enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine. Legally the people's choice is not possible prosecuted under the criminal code, it may be only after the decision of Parliament on the deprivation of His privacy.