Ex-Minister of justice of Ukraine Olena Lukash, which on Thursday was detained by the security Service of the state on suspicion of belonging to the events on the Maidan, will be delivered to the attorney General to testify, said a spokesman for the SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya.
"as a result of a complex of investigative measures, where they were involved substantial forces of the SBU, detained the former head of the Ministry of justice (former President Viktor) Yanukovych Olena Lukash, who was a fugitive from justice. You all remember her impudent speeches, statements in the hottest days of the Maidan, you remember the decisions that it had requisitioned, and among them the laws of January 16 (the so-called " dictatorial laws ", greatly restricting the rights of protesters - ed.). I think All of this will be the subject of our police organization, " said Gilanskaya.
She added that " in these moments of counter-intelligence operatives deliver it to the Prosecutor General procedure for registration of detention, and to testify ".
in the process of briefing it was also shown video of herself Lukash has assured that law enforcement bodies did not render on it pressure in detention and She voluntarily goes to testify to the Prosecutor General.
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. In September, Lucas was declared wanted.