The leader of the party “Civic position” Anatoly Gritsenko has filed a lawsuit in the Dniprovskiy district court of Kiev to the party “Block of Petro Poroshenko “Solidarity” and the people’s Deputy Oleksandr Briginets (fraction of PPB) for dissemination of information about the alleged involvement of former Minister of defense to embezzlement in the army and undermining its defenses.
“The dissemination of deliberately false information via their FAC they will now meet in court — and the party BPP, and her lying to deputies, personally. The lawsuit drawn up and in the Dnieper district court of Kyiv today was — get ready!” — he wrote on his page in Facebook on Tuesday.
This day was held a regular meeting of the temporary investigative Commission (TIC) of the Verkhovna Rada to investigate information on thefts in the Armed forces of Ukraine and to undermine the defense capability of the state in the period from 2004 to 2017.
The Commission heard information about the state of forensics in criminal proceedings related to theft of property and undermining the defense capacity of the Ukrainian army, prepared by experts of the Kyiv research Institute of forensic expertise (KNIISE).
According to information KNIISE posted on the website of the Parliament, as A. Hrytsenko Minister of defence of Ukraine (from February 2005 to 18 December 2007) has sold 248 anti-aircraft missile complexes, tanks 198, 192 combat aircraft, the 152 infantry fighting vehicles, 14 helicopters and 6 missiles; it was withdrawn from the APU 248 SAM, 698 tanks, 192 combat aircraft, 1322 infantry fighting vehicles, 56 helicopters and 18 missiles.
The politician has repeatedly denied these accusations, stressing that the defense Minister does not sell military equipment and materiel of the Armed forces.
28 Sep Gritsenko published in Facebook the answer of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine that against him no criminal proceedings in which he had had the status of suspect or accused.
Attached to the message contains photocopies of the answer of the head of Department of organizational maintenance of the ERDR and information-analytical work of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Irina Bakay at the request of the lawyer Alexander Kachur from 14 September 2018.
“The results of processing of array data ERDR criminal proceedings, which contain information about bringing Hrytsenko Anatoliy Stepanovych to criminal prosecution as a suspect, the accused, is not established”, — is spoken in the answer of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.