Ex-MP Onishchenko detained in Germany

Former MP arrested in Germany and awaits the court’s decision on extradition.

Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office confirmed the arrest of the former people’s Deputy Oleksandr Onishchenko in Germany. On Tuesday, December 3, said the speaker of SAP Olga Postoliuk, writes the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to RBC-Ukraine.

“The issue of his extradition”, — he added Postoliuk.

Earlier on the detention of Onishchenko announced the draft Scheme. According to them, the ex-MP was arrested in the German city of Aachen on 29 November. His lawyer declined to comment.

It is expected that he will choose a measure of restraint during the pendency of the issue of extradition to Ukraine.

Recall, November 29, Alexander Onishchenko said that he was going to return to Kiev on 13 December. As proof, he showed the ticket for the flight message Barcelona – Kiev.

As you know, Oleksandr Onishchenko fled Ukraine and is wanted. July 5, 2016, when the MP was already abroad, the Verkhovna Rada gave its consent to bringing to criminal responsibility, detention and arrest.

According to NABU, Onishchenko together with his colleagues sold gas state enterprise Ukrgazvydobuvannya through several of his companies through the “pseudobinary” that have caused the state damage amounting to more than 1.6 billion hryvnia.

In November, the NAB said that Onishchenko lost all the courts in Spain and will be extradited.

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