People's the people's Deputy, the former commander of the battalion "Aydar" Sergey Melnichuk appealed to the Kyiv city territorial election Commission with request to register him as a candidate in mayors of the capital in local elections on October 25.
"Today (Friday, September 25 – approx. OPINION) documents filed Melnichuk, Sergey Petrovich, "- said in the election Commission, writes the newspaper " Vesti ".
The journal recalled that Melnychuk is suspected of banditry, and similarly in several other crimes. Remember, Melnychuk, a former commander of the volunteer battalion " Aydar ", formed to participate in special operations in the Donbass, not so long ago was expelled from the faction of the Radical party, for example, organizing demonstrations of dissent fighters near the building of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine. On June 3 the Verkhovna Rada gave its consent to the involvement of Sergey Melnichuk to responsibility under the criminal code. The Prosecutor General's office accuses the Deputy of committing crimes outside of the zone of special operations in the East of Ukraine. For example, he is suspected of the use of the battalion "Aydar" to enable hostile takeovers. Later Pechersky regional court of Kiev passed the decision on election of a measure of restraint in the form Melnychuk limits of movement outside of Kiev and sent him a Deposit in the amount of 300 thousand UAH (about 917 thousand).