Former chief editor Igor Guzhva, suspected of intentional tax evasion, believes that it wants to put under detention, for this reason the investigation has determined the amount of the pledge almost $ 800 million.
last Wednesday, the media holding "News of Ukraine" said Guzhva has left the company and no longer carries out management activities and supervise the editorial policy of the media holding assets. He also put the range of possibilities, the editor of the newspaper " Vesti ". On the last working day of the week Guzhva was declared wanted on suspicion of intentional tax evasion amounting to about 833 thousand dollars.
The journalist was interrogated on the first day of the week, the court within 72 hours is required to consider the idea of election to it measures of restraint. According to Guzhva, the prosecution wants the court appointed him a Deposit of 17 million hryvnia (about 800 thousand dollars).
"I think that the consequence of the exorbitant amount of bail - preparation of the soil under my custody (it is clear that 17 million I don't make). The authorities want to deprive me of the opportunity to engage in journalistic activities within our country. But the last word, anyway, for the court, " wrote Guzhva own in Facebook.
in the video narration after interrogation, posted on his page, Guzhva said that the article of the Criminal code, which he's charged, does not provide for election of a measure of restraint in the form of arrest.
The state fiscal service of Ukraine in mid-June as part of a pretrial investigation, opened in April last year on suspicion of officers of LLC "News Media" in the tax evasion, fraudulent business and permission of the parish money laundering, conducted a search in the office of the media holding "Vesti" in Kiev. Thus, According to the Guzhva, the tax police has not provided documents to search. In his vision, the case of the UK is built on fraud and " in the courts it will collapse ".