Protection Poroshenko has filed a lawsuit against Prosecutor General of Ukraine
Protection of the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appealed to court against inaction of the Prosecutor General of the country Irina Venediktova on the applications that were sent in connection with the search in the Museum named after Ivan Honchar in the case of illegal movement across the border of the paintings, said the lawyer of ex-President Igor Golovan.
Earlier, counsel stated that the defense Poroshenko has filed five complaints against employees of the state Bureau of investigation during the search in the Museum in Kiev, where they were exhibited paintings, belonging to the family of former head of state and appearing in a criminal case.
"Five statements about the criminal offences the attorney General's office received on June 3, statutory 24 hours are long gone. Appealed the inaction of the Prosecutor General in court. Also sent to court application for disqualification of investigators GBR (the State Bureau of investigation – ed.) who carried out an illegal search, and is now trying to block the exhibition of the collection of paintings owned by spouses Poroshenko," wrote Golovanov on his page in Facebook.
Also the lawyer added that the court session on the appeal against the decision of Pechersky court about the arrest of the paintings on Friday did not take place because the investigators have not provided the court with case papers.
Earlier the employees of the state Bureau of investigation went to the Museum of a name of Ivan Honchar in Kiev, featuring paintings belonging to the family Poroshenko and appearing in the case of smuggling. Law enforcement officers broke down the door to the Museum for an immediate search, a scuffle broke out between police officers and deputies from the party Poroshenko "European solidarity". Deputies in the Museum is not allowed. Channel Direct said that during the brawl from the actions of employees of the state Bureau suffered their journalist. Law enforcement officers during the search, seized the originals of customs declarations on import of the paintings involved in the case of smuggling, which involves Poroshenko. Later, the collection of paintings was arrested and deposited in the same Museum.
Earlier, Poroshenko called on interrogation in the state Bureau of investigation on charges of illegal movement across the border of a collection of paintings, but he never came. According to authorities, the questioning related to the case, which studies the circumstances "of the movement across the customs border of Ukraine with concealment from customs control in the collection of cultural property, which consists of 43 paintings by world famous artists". Poroshenko said that all the paintings were imported to Ukraine legally and that he is prepared to submit the originals of customs declarations. He and his wife participated in the opening of the exhibition in the Museum of a name of Ivan Honchar in Kiev, which presents these paintings.