The official representative of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Elena Gitlyanskaya agreed the detention of the former candidate in mayors of Kiev, the ally of Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoiskiy Korban, he is suspected of organizing the activities of illegal groups.
before the arrest of Korban said the people's Deputy of the Rada, is running for mayor of the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk from the party of "DILL" Boris Filatov. The security service of Ukraine (SBU) and the chief Prosecutor's office in Dnipropetrovsk conducted a large-scale special operation associated With suspicion about the activities of illegal groups.
"Yes, all the information about the arrest of Korban true, he was arrested together With other members of the illegal group," said Gitlyanskaya at a press conference.
for its part, the Prosecutor of the Prosecutor General Vladislav Kutsenko said that police are studying the matter in leadership " this illegal organization "." We are investigating the issue regarding the participation of (Korban) as the organizer of the activities of this group, " he said.
at the same time Authorized police organizations emphasized that the special operation is not connected With politics.
Associate Dnipropetrovsk oligarch Igor Kolomoisky 45-year-old Gennady Korban was the candidate of the new political project Kolomoisky, the party " Ukrainian Union of patriots - DILL ", following the vote he received 22, 7 thousand voices (2, 6%).
Korban all life was engaged in business, own path into politics, he began not so long ago. From March 2014 to March 2015, he worked as chief of staff of the Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration, when the Governor was Kolomoisky. After retiring From the public service of Korban this summer took part in the elections in one of districts in Chernihiv, where he defeated the candidate of Blok Petro Poroshenko.
for attempts to bribe voters with food packages With buckwheat, what were the charges the competitors, Corban earned the nickname " Marshal Grechka ".