– The Kyiv court of appeals upheld the complaint of the lawyer eks-the Minister of justice of Ukraine Oleksandr Lavrynovych and cancelled the decision of Pechersky district court of Kyiv to arrest him for 2 months.
As the correspondent of Agency “Interfax”, the decision the court made at the meeting on Wednesday. By the same decision the Appeal court decided to release Lavrynovych from custody in the
As reported, September 15 Pechersk district court arrested ex-Minister until November 2.
Lavrynovych accused the General Prosecutor of Ukraine to participate in the organization of the constitutional revolution in 2010. The Department of special investigation of the state office of public Prosecutor makes pre-judicial investigation in criminal proceedings on suspicion of Lavrynovych in the Commission of a criminal offense under part 2 of article 27, part 1 of article 109 (actions aimed at violent change or overthrow of the constitutional order or the seizure of state power) of the criminal code of Ukraine.
September 6, Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko reported that the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and Lavrynovych reported about suspicion in the capture together with other individuals of state power in Ukraine through constitutional coup in 2010. In particular, Lavrynovych is suspected of organizing illegal, without addressing the Verkhovna Rada, changes to the current Constitution of Ukraine by means of introducing into the Unified state register of legal acts of the text of the Constitution in edition of 1996 and its official publication.
On 19 September the lawyer of Lavrynovych Eugene Solodko has filed an appeal against the decision of the court about the arrest.
In 2010 the constitutional court of Ukraine returned the country to a presidential-parliamentary form of government, returning to the President some of the lost powers. The decision of the COP, in fact, enacted the Constitution of 1996. 1 Oct 2010 the text of the “new Constitution” was published in the special issue of the newsletter “Official Bulletin of Ukraine”.