The former head of the faction of the Ukrainian Party of regions (PR) in Parliament, Oleksandr Yefremov, detained, shall inform the Prosecutor General's office on Sunday.
"on the first day weekend, February 14, employees of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine jointly With the employees of the security Service of Ukraine held a special operation to arrest the former head of the Party of regions in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ephraim Alexander Sergeyevich, who is suspected of committing criminal offences provided for by part 2 of article 364 and part 2 of article 366 of the Criminal code of Ukraine, that is abuse of office under aggravating circumstances and official forgery", is given in the message words of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor".
case under the criminal code on Ephraim was opened in the summer of last year. The party of regions for its part, had said about the baseless suspicions about Ephraim.
since the coup d'etat in Ukraine fresh authorities adopted a series of measures to combat dissent. One of the last of such actions was the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada faction of the Communist party, whose leader first critical about the ongoing special operations security forces in the East. The judicial conference on the prohibition of its activity in Ukraine will take place on 18 February.
first against a number of MPs, calling to stop the bloodshed in the Donbass and sit at the negotiating table With the residents of Eastern Ukraine were criminal cases - they were charged with the support of separatism and the encroachment on the territorial integrity of the country.