Lawyer: evidence against Bochkov was given under duress
The lawyer of the detained former head of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations Sergei Bochkov Igor Fedorenko informs that the testimony of subordinates Bochkov extortion of money was given under duress.
Police on Wednesday exactly at the meeting of the government tied the former head of the state emergency service of Ukraine Serhiy Bochkov and his first Deputy Vasily Stockage on suspicion of theft of public money in the procurement of fuel.
first Advisor to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Geraschenko said that the four chiefs of regional departments of the state service for emergency situations testified about the fact that they have each month extorted money.
"Top officials of the country, and among them certain Ministers, campaigned to give the" right ", I liked the word " need ", indications, and threatened that those who will not " need statements ", will be prosecuted under the criminal code and to sue in the stadiums. I it is with these appeals to higher officials attributed the fact that such fresh episodes appeared, and that at the last court meeting, a motion was left without consideration, and this in a certain way can affect the image of the part of state bodies and their officials, " said Fedorenko correspondents. He also said that at present the court is considering the measures of restraint Bochkov.
According to the lawyer, Bochkov does not recognize the charges in your own address.