Arrested on Thursday the former Minister of justice of Ukraine Elena Lukash is currently being taken to the investigator, and on the last working day of the week, the court may elect the measure of restraint, said the head of the special missions division of the country state office of public Prosecutor Sergey Gorbatyuk.
in the early fall of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) was announced wanted Lukash, suspected in misappropriation of public funds and forgery. On Thursday, the SBU announced that they had arrested the former Minister on suspicion of belonging to the events on Maidan Nezalezhnosti - Independence square in Kiev.
As said Gorbatyuk, General Prosecutor's office conducts the hearing at the Lucas suspected of committing iniquity in accordance with paragraph " misappropriation of funds of the state budget ", during his tenure as Minister of justice. According to his statement, later Lukas was declared wanted, As there was no defined place of its location.
"The SBU today (Thursday - ed.) said that they have tied Elena Lukash and now delivered to the investigator" - said Gorbatyuk, noting that her investigator will be notified of the suspicion." most likely, tomorrow the court will Lucas elect a measure of restraint, " - said Gorbatyuk.
He did not disclose exactly where Lucas was detained and under what circumstances, noting that all of these data they must provide to the SBU.
in may 2014 the Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine started criminal proceedings about the former Ministers of justice Oleksandr Lavrynovych and Olena Lukash for embezzlement of public money. In July 2015 GP informed Lucas that she was suspected of embezzlement of public funds through abuse of position, committed on preliminary arrangement by group of persons in especially large sizes and official forgery, entailed heavy consequences.