Kiev local Prosecutor’s office No. 5 opened a criminal proceeding against the individual lawyers of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych for the fact that they interfered with his public defender. About it to Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” reported the press service of the Prosecutor’s office.
It is noted that the incident occurred during a court session on 16 August. The Agency has opened proceedings on the materials of the Obolon police Department.
According to the documents, a group of persons prevented the activities of a free lawyer assigned to the Yanukovych government. Proceedings are opened under article 397 of the Criminal code (Interference in the activities of an advocate or representative person).